[MlMt] JMAP support
Benny Kjær Nielsen
mailinglist at freron.com
Fri Jan 11 10:07:27 EST 2019
On 28 Dec 2018, at 19:12, Bill Cole wrote:
> With that said, I HOPE Benny resists the urge to implement JMAP in
It's actually easy to resist, because I have very little to gain from
implementing it. Users would still require MailMate to work with all
kinds of IMAP servers (including some very buggy ones). Three things
could happen which could make me focus on a JMAP implementation:
* All IMAP servers also supported JMAP (this is never going to happen).
* JMAP-only servers (more likely to happen, but probably not in a long
time and in that case I would probably gain more by supporting native
Exchange — which is also *not* on my todo).
* The availability of a JMAP-proxy implementation which could be
embedded in MailMate to handle *all* IMAP servers. Then MailMate would
only need to talk to the JMAP proxy.
The last one is maybe the most likely one, but given the complexity of
the current IMAP implementation (in order to handle all kinds of issues)
I kind of doubt that it's possible. A proxy which only works well with
some IMAP servers is currently of little use to me.
Note: This does not mean that I think JMAP is a bad idea. It's just not
for MailMate yet.
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