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pinto rajput

Joined: Apr 06, 2005
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i want to develop a mail server in jsp i want someguideline to start the makings
Bear Bibeault
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A mail server in JSP? I really cannot think of a more spectacularly poor technology choice.

Why would you think that JSP is an appropriate medium for such a thing?

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Bear Bibeault
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Or did you really mean a web-based mail client?
[ April 06, 2005: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
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Are you sure that you want to write a mail server?
An SMTP app that is bound to and listens on port 25 for posts from clients such as Thunderbird or KMail, or do you mean JSP/Servlet app that sends mail?

If you mean the former, then I agree with Bear, JSP is the wrong platform.
If you mean the latter, the Javamail API makes this very easy. I'd start with a google search like this one:

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[ April 10, 2005: Message edited by: Ben Souther ]

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