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Re: [xmlblaster] Email Callback cont
Martin Johnson wrote:
Note that the email plugin has only demo
character, we need to specify the exact
email setup in a requirement.
Could you mail us what features you expect
from the email plugin, what do you want to do
Our attempts at notfication from remote process to end user span raw
sockets, SNMP, Event Service, SMTP, HTTP etc, We have settled on SMTP to
inform users of events within a distributed system as for the beneficial
semantics of SMTP a user will tend to their email package moreover any
custom means I devise. We otherwise use iiop for distributed process to
process communication/notifications. If xmlBlaster enabled me to be able to
send messages/notifications to a common interface, I dont have to think of
it as CORBA to EMAIL rather it would be a bridge from IIOP to SMTP using XML
datagrams. Great. I can subscribe users and recv them recv SMTP messages
that originated in IIOP. This would offer great power and flexibility in my
opinion. To have the messages go the other way would be an outstanding
feature as well.
I believe xmlBlaster is the framework which solves your
Currently a company i'm consulting for is doing almost the same.
A SNMP gateway gathers all informations from agents and
business objects and transforms them to XML messages in xmlBlaster.
Now there are many interested parties subscribing to those messages
- business components (creating new business logic SNMP infos
or controlling their software)
- a COCOON framework (to produce HTML, PDF and real time SVG in
- SNMP aware client GUIs (native software)
- Administrators to be notified by email
- An oracle database storing the history
I'm not familiar enough with the xmlBlaster code to offer an opinion of what
features are needing over and above what is already offered and what I have
The email plugin would need some tuning, probably you
would need to add this or that plugin to support specific
protocols or filters, but the architecture is there to support
your goal in a very generic way!
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