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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Mime Stores [WAS Re: [jira] Commented: (MIME4J-101) Convert Mime4J into a project with multiple modules]
Date Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:42:53 GMT
On Tue, Mar 17, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Markus Wiederkehr
<markus.wiederkehr@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 6:52 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Mar 16, 2009 at 5:47 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin (JIRA)


>>> ATM the name of the main module is 'core' but perhaps some other name would be
>> opinions
> I think core is okay for now; later we are probably going to split it
> into parse, store and dom anyway.

comprehensively a mime document efficiently to storage is a common use
case. for example, downstream in IMAP (and potentially more sidely in
James) we need to parse a message efficiently in a way that allows
efficient retrieval and searching of parts of the message and so on.
the nature of storage may change but a common interface needs to be

it seems to me that mime4j might usefully develop an API and multiple
storage backends for a standard parsed storage form for MIME documents
which could be used more widely.


- robert

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