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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <l...@toolazydogs.com>
Subject Re: geronimo javamail and James (Was: [RTC] Removal of the javamail-transport code.)
Date Fri, 30 Jun 2006 14:45:17 GMT
Rick McGuire wrote:
> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>> Stefano Bagnara wrote:
>>> Alan D. Cabrera wrote:
>>>> Why would we need both?
>>>
>>> We don't need both at the same time.
>>> But:
>>> 1) I guess that geronimo-javamail is not as stable and feature 
>>> complete as the sun-javamail.
>>> 2) We use javamail 1.4 apis (geronimo-javamail seems to be 1.3 
>>> compliant)
>>>
>>> So what I think we could do is adding the handling of geronimo 
>>> specific stuff while keeping the default to sun.
>>> This way one could test it and find out the differences.
>>
>> 1) Maybe not as stable.  What features do you think are missing?
> The version that shipped with Geronimo 1.0 was missing a lot of 
> features (threw unimplemented exceptions, etc.) as well as out right 
> buggy in places.  The version that just shipped with 1.1 should be 
> complete (the APIs anyway).   The version shipping with 1.1 only 
> supports SMTP.  However, the newly created javamail component 
> (separate build tree) supports POP3, NNTP, and NNTP-POST.  IMAP is in 
> the works.

So this build tree, do you mean trunk?


Regards,
Alan




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