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From Chad Stansbury <cstansb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: SMTP for user->app notification
Date Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:41:02 GMT
Thanks!

On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 2:11 AM, Norman Maurer <norman@apache.org> wrote:
> Hi there,
>
> maybe this is helpful for you:
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/JAMES-831
>
> Bye,
> Norman
>
>
> 2011/1/18 Stefano Bagnara <apache@bago.org>:
>> 2011/1/18  <cstansbury@gmail.com>:
>>> I'm the developer of a web-based application and am looking into what it
>>> would take for me to be able to provide each of my users with their own
>>> application-specific email address so that they could send email to my site
>>> that would then reformat the message into something more appropriate (much
>>> like Posterous allows you to add blog entries via email).
>>>
>>> Is this a "use case" that is common for James, and if not, how easy is it to
>>> hook into the framework system so that I don't have to poll a database
>>> constantly (but can instead receive email "events" and react accordingly)?
>>
>> Yes. I have had this very use case solved by writing a custom mailet
>> that does an HTTP call to the final website after having parsed the
>> message.
>> When interacting with a website I prefer to do this "mail to web"
>> translation instead of embedding james in the application server and
>> use simple java calls.
>>
>> At the most extreme you could write a simple mailet that POST the
>> whole mimemessage AS-IS to a given use and leave all of the logic on
>> the web side: this is up to you.
>>
>> Stefano
>>
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