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Friday, January 23, 2004


I'm looking at the [webdavfs module] to see if I can go about creating a MacOS X virtual filesystem driver for accessing IMAP. So far the webdavfs code is way too complicated to understand structurally at first glance, and the thought of just doing development by crashing with a kernel module isn't too much of a turn on.

Sure, it would be a lot simpler to write a daemon that runs in userspace that does pretty much everything needed to dump out IMAP messages into the user's filesystem, but wouldn't accessing the IMAP account directly as a filesystem be much more interesting? Being able to mount your .mac IMAP account just like you would an AppleShare server directory and editing it directly in the finder makes more sense t

1/23/2004 11:06:00 PM ] [  0 comments  ]
A good quick laugh