Held Monday, October 4, 1999
Today, we will continue to consider our project by reflecting on the initial designs of each group. Most of our work will have to do with narratives about what happens when users try to do certain things.
We'll start with a few general questions that came up while I was reading your proposals. You can find the questions at the top of my notes on the first set of proposals.
We'll then continue with some narratives of what happens behind the scenes. This will be a dialog between groups. For example, an interface may say ``I need to look up from this object'' and that group will say how one does that. I will do my best to record the steps so that we'll have them available for future consideration. Expect to see those in this outline later today.
Oh, boy, I'd like to use the brand new, text-based, email package that CS152 created. I type % gmail I see * A query for the user name I enter rebelsky I see * A prompt for the password I enter hahahahhah I wait Behind the scences .... Create input and output objects Call constructor for Login(username,password) Create a Socket object for pioneerserver, port ??? If failed to create a Socket, throw ConnectionException so.send(IMAP Login command) so.receive() to get the response If the reponse is "A OK", we're done Otherwise throw LoginException If we catch an exception output.println("Login failed") Give more information If the exception was a ConnectionException, output.println("Bye"); Otherwise query again Otherwise (we successfully connected) Create a new MailBox object, fred, with the Login as a parameter // Desire ... display the inbox fred.setFolder("Inbox"); MessageInfo messages = fred.getMessages(); Options currentOptions = new Options(userName); Ruleset sortBy = currentOptions.defaultOrganization(); SortFilter sorter = new SortFilter(sortBy); messages = sorter.sort(messages); for (int i = 0; i < messages.length) out.println(i + ": " + messages[i].toString());
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