Re: [siesta-dev] Email::Folder and Email::Folder::DetectType

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From: Richard Clamp
Subject: Re: [siesta-dev] Email::Folder and Email::Folder::DetectType
Date: 23:28 on 13 Apr 2003
On Sun, Apr 13, 2003 at 10:58:26PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote:
> I've checked a first pass for Email::Folder (reading from various 
> different email repositories) into the siesta svn tree. I don't imagine 
> they'll stay there permanently but it seemed a good place for them

Cool as.  A couple of quick comments based on almost no looking at the

MakeMaker MUST DIE.  You're artificially prolonging it's reign of
terror.  If you need a starting point for a Build.PL, try the separate
plugins and they have really simple ones.

> E:F:DT does naive guessing of the folder type. Currently it's based on 
> the snippet of code from Email::LocalDelivery but I can imagine ti 
> getting more sophisticated later and, as such, it'd be better off in its 
> own module. I'm not in love with the name. In fact, I'm not in love with 
> the module but it's easier to roll back in than it is to extract out 
> later so ...

Yeah.  Depending on which way t'other Simon thinks about it, it could
be an idea to move Email::LocalDelivery::type_of into Email::Folder,
then just have a dependency on Email::Folder.

> It needs tests.

I'll work some up if I get the time over the next few days.

> E:F reads from mbox's and maildirs. It needs to cope with rmail, mh and 
> the various mbox variants. It needs tests for maildirs.

And the checking in.  Along with your test mbox.  And a pony.

Richard Clamp <>

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