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From Tony Zakula <tonyzak...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Headless mail renderer
Date Thu, 12 May 2011 23:51:27 GMT
Hi Eric,

JavaScript is also extremely flexible.  With Rhino, you get the full
power of Java plus a lot of flexibility.

What is the preferred spot of release?  Github, Bitbuckit, or is there another?

Tony


On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Eric Charles <eric@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi Tony,
>
> Javascript in james server would be a primeur.
> But why not... there is more and more JS "on the other side" (thinking to
> Node.js...). I'm using today Jackson to manipulate JSON in Java, but
> Javascript has a more natural fit, so I understand why you choose it.
>
> We will start around end-May with MAILBOX-44, but there today no
> discussions/decisions on the chosen format to persist mail.
>
> I would say "don't hurry, don't put pressure on you, and keep us updated
> when you think to release it" :)
>
> Tks,
> - Eric
>
> On 12/05/2011 14:35, Tony Zakula wrote:
>>
>> Hi Eric,
>>
>> I would be more than happy to release the code now even though it is
>> not entirely finished if you are interested.  The parsing part is
>> pretty good, and I am using it in a production project right now.  I
>> am not sure it will fit your bill though as I am using it on a mail
>> server to do message list bounce processing.  Although I write Java
>> code for a living, I wanted to make it easy to modify this utility on
>> a running server so I used an open source project I contribute to at
>> Mynajs.org which is built on top of the Mozilla Rhino project.  I use
>> Mime4J, but my code is written in JavaScript.
>>
>> I would be more than happy to release the code now if you are interested.
>>
>> Please let me know.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Tony
>>
>> On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Eric Charles<eric@apache.org>  wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Tony,
>>>
>>> We are starting to work on MAILBOX-44 "Design and implement a distributed
>>> mailbox using Hadoop" [1]
>>>
>>> We will need to store the mail in hadoop and the JSON format (in avro
>>> file)
>>> may be a option.
>>>
>>> You said you are "still polishing for release" your JSON transformer.
>>> Have you got any plan to release it in opensource so we could use it ?
>>>
>>> Tks,
>>> Eric
>>>
>>> [1] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/MAILBOX-44
>>>
>>>
>>> On 10/05/2011 10:00, Robert Burrell Donkin wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Tony Zakula<tonyzakula@gmail.com>
>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Not sure on where the project leaders want to go,
>>>>
>>>> Projects are community led here at Apache (see eg [1][2][3][4]). If
>>>> there's development interest from the community and it's in scope for
>>>> the project, then that's a direction the code will move in.
>>>>
>>>>> but I think being
>>>>> able to store messages in different formats to be able to plugin to
>>>>> systems would be great.  Instead of each person writing their own
>>>>> parser, most people would just plugin the larger piece to their system
>>>>> and start there.
>>>>
>>>> +1
>>>>
>>>> This vision seems to fit with the work over at Tika [5] and Lucene [6].
>>>>
>>>>> I did not see where you specified what you are thinking about for
>>>>> summer.  Is that a link somewhere yet?
>>>>
>>>> The mailing lists (see [7] and eg [8]) are the primary tools we use
>>>> here at Apache. Stuff only tends to get written down later, if at all.
>>>> We've been throwing ideas around on the lists, hoping that people
>>>> might pick some of them up and run with them ;-)
>>>>
>>>> Robert
>>>>
>>>> [1] http://www.apache.org/foundation/how-it-works.html
>>>> [2] http://www.apache.org/foundation/getinvolved.html
>>>> [3] http://jakarta.apache.org/site/contributing.html
>>>> [4] http://www.apache.org/dev/contributors.html
>>>> [5] http://tika.apache.org/
>>>> [6] http://lucene.apache.org/
>>>> [7] http://www.apache.org/dev/#mail
>>>> [8] http://www.apache.org/dev/contrib-email-tips.html
>>>
>>>
>
>

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