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From Jerome "Lacoste (Frisurf)" <lacos...@frisurf.no>
Subject Re: Store mail in Maildir repository from Mailet
Date Mon, 05 May 2003 12:50:30 GMT
that is perhaps stupid, but as you can already send the mails to a local
file system what about making a small cronned script that takes the
files stored in the FileStreamStore files and concatenate them into a
mbox?

Jerome

On Fri, 2003-05-02 at 21:10, Jim Janson wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> We currently have a SqWebMail/qmail system to provide
> web based mail for our users.  All mail is accessed using
> SqWebMail, i.e.  no POP3 access.  We would like to
> move to using James as our mail server primarily for the Mailet
> support.   There are some mail processing things we'd like
> to do and the Mailet API is a great match.
> 
> We have invested some effort into customizing/branding
> the SqWebMail interface and would prefer not to have to
> replace it in the short term.  Eventually, we'll probably replace
> it with an IMP based solution.  The problem is that SqWebMail
> only deals with getting mail from Maildir mailboxes and James
> does not currently support this storage format.  I know that
> James is looking at using JavaMail for it's mail repository in
> the V3 timeframe but my needs are more immediate; say 1-2
> months.
> 
> It occurred to me that I might be able to write a Mailet that
> will take local mail and, using JavaMaildir, write the mail into
> the appropriate Maildir mailbox.  With the mail in the Maildir
> mailboxes, SqWebMail users can access it as before.
> 
> So, I have a couple questions on this approach.  I know it
> seems a little quirky but given the contraints, does it make
> sense?  Has anyone done anything like this before?
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Jim
-- 
Jerome Lacoste (Frisurf) <lacostej@frisurf.no>
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