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From Norman Maurer <nor...@apache.org>
Subject Re: SMTP Transport?
Date Fri, 12 Jun 2009 06:06:22 GMT
Hi Markus,

what about trying to get in in commons net ?


2009/6/11 Markus Wiederkehr <markus.wiederkehr@gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Stefano Bagnara<apache@bago.org> wrote:
>> I'm not sure how MIME4J and SMTP transport are related.
>> SMTP and MIME spec have not "interfaces" between them and for SMTP a
>> mime message is simply a stream.
> You are right but AFAIK there is no simple way to send a Mime4j
> message. You cannot use the Java Mail API because it expects a
> MimeMessage. Commons Net does not look very attractive.. I don't know
> of other alternatives.
>> An SMTP client should simply have a way to offer an outputstream to the
>> mime library or ask for an inputstream from the mime library: do I miss
>> any other integration point?
> No, except a higher level API could automatically extract sender and
> recipient addresses from the message, for example.
> Do you know of a solid low-level API that offers an output stream?
> That would be ideal.
> It should offer authentication and TLS, otherwise I have to write that
> stuff myself.
> Markus
>> Stefano
>> Markus Wiederkehr ha scritto:
>>> I've written a class SmtpTransport that can be used to send a Mime4j
>>> message to an SMTP server.
>>> Currently it is very simple. Meaning it is not yet capable of
>>> authentication or TLS or other extensions.
>>> Would it be worth to include this code in Mime4j?
>>> Cheers,
>>> Markus
>>> PS: Testing is a bit of a PITA with sockets and all.. Robert, could
>>> MPT help with that? I haven't looked into it yet..

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