Re: Gnome Mail clients (Re: Is Balsa alive?)

Congrats on your project.  I would like to throw my request in for 
LDAP support.  Obviously this will come later rather than earlier 
but please consider it.  LDAP is picking up steam and support would 
be a good thing.  Netscape Mail, Pegasus (to bad he won't release 
the source) and yuk, Exchange all support LDAP.

> > Hi Russell,
> > 
> > No, there is no reason why you should stop developping your library.
> > 
> > Checking for mail and reading/sending mail on all kind of store/server
> > are not exactely the same. But the best reason why you should not stop
> > is that a 15% coded project is nearly not more than vaporware.
> > (and this is actually the status of "groomf", my client)
> > I always thaught that, until a package is distributed and runnable, one must
> > consider it does not exist. 
> Ok, sounds good to me.  One thing that might be useful, however, 
> would be to consider unifying the CORBA interfaces: for example, 
> there's no reason why we can't have a GNOME::Mail interface and move 
> my code to GNOME::Mail::Check; that way we can potentially have a 
> unified library at some point.  (There could also be 
> GNOME::Mail::Fetch (perhaps as a CORBA binding for fetchmail), or 
> GNOME::Mail::Read for a real mail-reading library...)
> What do the CORBA experts think about this?  Is that a good idea, and 
> is it even feasible or useful?  If we're going to change the 
> namespace, I'd like to do it sooner, rather than later, while my code 
> is still very "pre-stable." :)
> -Russell
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> Russell Steinthal
> <>		Columbia College Class of 1999
> <>		System Administrator, AV-Network
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