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From "A. Rothman" <amic...@amichais.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] - POI TNEF contribution (Mail format)
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2003 15:44:27 GMT
JAMES distributes it.

The main TNEF/HMMF(Horrible Mail Mangling Format?)/HTMF package is not
dependant on it, in any case.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org>
To: "POI Developers List" <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 4:08 PM
Subject: Re: [VOTE] - POI TNEF contribution (Mail format)


> See if JAMES is distributing it.  If they are...we can.  If they aren't,
we
> can't.
>
> optional: build succeeds with out it, build/code can use if its present
>
> -andy
>
> On 6/27/03 10:40 AM, "A. Rothman" <amichai@amichais.net> wrote:
>
> > I'm not fluent in legalese....any idea if it can coexist with ASF ?
> > http://java.sun.com/products/javamail/LICENSE.txt
> >
> > What exactly do u mean by making it optional? I suppose it already is -
it's
> > a separate package, and is not necessary in order to process any TNEF
> > message. is this enough? I actually don't mind dropping it altogether if
> > there's a problem, but it will save some duplicate code for JavaMail
users
> > for extracting the TNEF out of the MimeMessage etc. Or maybe we can just
> > leave it as sample usage code in the docs.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org>
> > To: "POI Developers List" <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> > Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 3:18 PM
> > Subject: Re: [VOTE] - POI TNEF contribution (Mail format)
> >
> >
> >> On 6/27/03 10:04 AM, "A. Rothman" <amichai@amichais.net> wrote:
> >>
> >>> The main package is dependant on the JDK alone.
> >>>
> >>> The mime subpackage uses Sun's JavaMail. This is more of an experiment
> > to
> >>> see how it might fit in comfortably with JavaMail, and I'm hoping to
see
> >>> some input as to if and where this extension should go.
> >>>
> >>
> >> IIRC, Javamail has an evil license...  Make it optional.
> >>
> >>> About the 4 month issue, and as I tried explaining a few mails ago,
> > there is
> >>> an issue of how much work is left to be done...unlike HSSF, whose
specs
> > look
> >>> like they will keep on changing and shifting to new records and bytes
> > and
> >>> bits ad infinitum, the TNEF format seems to remain constant. So what
> > happens
> >>> if after some initial work/bugfixes/API changes/tests it settles down
to
> > a
> >>> stable release and is happily used by developers but no special
> > enhancements
> >>> are needed? This is most probably just wishful thinking :) but perhaps
> >>> should be considered before tearing it down after a while...just a
> > thought.
> >>>
> >>> Amichai
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>> From: "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org>
> >>> To: "POI Developers List" <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
> >>> Sent: Friday, June 27, 2003 2:02 PM
> >>> Subject: [VOTE] - POI TNEF contribution (Mail format)
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> Hi All,
> >>>>
> >>>> Please signify your vote for accepting TNEF into POI.  (M$ mail
format
> >>>> reader).  The code should be accepted under the following conditions:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. All code is legal and free of unacceptable restriction (I'll go do
> > some
> >>>> footwork, please help with this)
> >>>>
> >>>> 2. GPL license is changed to ASL
> >>>>
> >>>> 3. No illegal dependencies (via ASF policy)
> >>>>
> >>>> 4. contributor agreement for Mr. Rothman is faxed in
> >>>>
> >>>> 5. The code will be automatically backed out if there is no active
> >>> committer
> >>>> within a 4 month period.
> >>>>
> >>>> 6. The code must conform to, be made to conform to POI coding
> > conventions
> >>>> including unit tests within a period of 6 months or it will be
> > considered
> >>>> inactive and be backed out.
> >>>>
> >>>> Sorry for being so legalistic, just we're in the hot seat being a
> > project
> >>>> which is more or less against M$'s interests.  Secondly, we want to
> > ensure
> >>>> we keep our reputation for quality.
> >>>>
> >>>> -Andy
> >>>>
> >>>> PS vote ends Sunday 8:00a EDT (12:00p GMT)
> >>>> -- 
> >>>> Andrew C. Oliver
> >>>> http://www.superlinksoftware.com/poi.jsp
> >>>> Custom enhancements and Commercial Implementation for Jakarta POI
> >>>>
> >>>> http://jakarta.apache.org/poi
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> >>>>
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> >>
> >> -- 
> >> Andrew C. Oliver
> >> http://www.superlinksoftware.com/poi.jsp
> >> Custom enhancements and Commercial Implementation for Jakarta POI
> >>
> >> http://jakarta.apache.org/poi
> >> For Java and Excel, Got POI?
> >>
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> -- 
> Andrew C. Oliver
> http://www.superlinksoftware.com/poi.jsp
> Custom enhancements and Commercial Implementation for Jakarta POI
>
> http://jakarta.apache.org/poi
> For Java and Excel, Got POI?
>
>
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