> Then make it into a tickbox option. The protocol itself only requires a
> small amount of code and putting the mail repository code into some form of
> abstraction layer sounds like a good idea for portability and extensibility
> reasons. If jwz is seriously into:
>> : It's a bunch of bonobo components that you can use to create your mail
> : client. Real futuristic stuff..
>> then not putting in some form of extensibility here sounds peculiar.
The main drive is not to make people use a particular format. It's quite
possible that you could write your own bonobo component to read/store mails
using an Oracle database. What he's getting at is that the default would be
mbox, and no other component should expect any more functionality that that
what mbox gives ... I think we are going to have to wait till it's released,
but between that & Gpilot (the GNOME aware Pilot sync tool), I'm well
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