[sup-devel] Turn Turnsole into a generic mail client

William Morgan wmorgan-sup at masanjin.net
Sun Jun 19 18:01:55 EDT 2011

Hi Vivien,

Reformatted excerpts from Vivien Didelot's message of 2011-06-19:
> As Turnsole is a great mail interface, I was thinking about having it
> generic to multiple servers or mail sources, to fit many use cases.
> Explicitely, the Turnsole::Client class (
> https://github.com/wmorgan/turnsole/blob/master/lib/turnsole/client.rb)
> could be turned into a Turnsole::Client module instead,

The server portion of turnsole, heliotrope, is explicitly designed to
support multiple clients and provides a JSON-over-HTTP interface for
that purpose.

The specifics of the protocol are still subject to change, but see e.g.
for the ruby client that turnsole uses to communicate with the server.
William <wmorgan-sup at masanjin.net>

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