[Jmap] JMAP for Files

Joris Baum <joris@audriga.com> Wed, 10 February 2021 12:57 UTC

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Subject: [Jmap] JMAP for Files
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Hi,

during the last IETF Bron mentioned an upcoming filesync protocol built 
on top of JMAP Blob Management Extension called "JMAP for Files".

We are currently working on some projects in which we need to migrate 
file data along with contacts and calendars. Since we want to use JMAP 
for Contacts/Calendars for the latter, it would be great to have a 
similar "JMAPpy" API that we could use for files as well.

Beyond our particular use case, that might also be useful for other JMAP 
users and could serve as a potential successor to the use of WebDAV for 
Online storage.

There's work conducted or planned to port Contacts, Calendars, Tasks and 
Note over JMAP. We saw that Fastmail has custom support for files via 
https://www.fastmail.com/dev/files . Is there already something we could 
use, like an initial, rough draft? Maybe even some premature 
server/client implementations already exist that you could share with us?

Regards,

Joris

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