[Fwd: Re: ms Exchange alternative (Dovecot)]

Mike Bristow mike at urgle.com
Sat Jan 31 10:08:04 GMT 2004

On Fri, Jan 30, 2004 at 08:18:40PM +0000, Frank Shute wrote:
> I was taught that when developing software you should try and avoid
> that as much as possible as it makes it difficult to white/black box
> test your software. A more desirable setup is to break your
> application up into a number of different processes and use IPC which
> subsequently makes development easier and the subsequent application
> less prone to error and security problems.

The downside is often efficency.

> I'm also rather surprised that an MTA hasn't been written in Java,
> certainly no popular ones AFAIK. Is it just that it's considered too
> slow still?

Apache James (http://james.apache.org).  It is to an MTA what 
tomcat is to web servers. 

You dont have to be illiterate to use the Internet, but it help's.

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