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From Matt Hogstrom <>
Subject Re: Start JavaMail by default in 1.1.1?
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 15:30:44 GMT
Starting it is fine but it does require some customization as Aaron pointed out.  Will the
start be 
graceful enough that users will know that they need to customize it?  Perhaps a WARNING message

issues at startup if it hasn't been configured would be nice.

Rick McGuire wrote:
> Aaron Mulder wrote:
>> I don't see a great reason that we're not starting the JavaMail module
>> by default.  Granted, the user may need to change the SMTP server, but
>> it's going to be easier if they don't need to enable the module too
>> (e.g. the console usually doesn't see disabled GBeans, and the
>> load=false is easy enough to miss in config.xml).
> I think this is probably a good idea.  Most of the problems I've seen 
> with users attempting to use javamail have been caused by the fact the 
> javamail module has not been started.  This usually manifests as a 
> provider resolution failure because the transport jars are not showing 
> up in the classpath.  Because the spec jars ARE there by default, this 
> error doesn't show up until it is used.
>> What do you think?
>> Thanks,
>>     Aaron

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