Re: GNOME Showstopper Review

On Tue, 2008-06-17 at 14:13 +0200, Vincent Untz wrote:

> >
> > clock window not shown if e-d-s has not authenticated to google calendar
> > If a google calendar exists in Evolution and one clicks on the time in
> > the clock applet, it hangs because google calendar is not available
> > unless evo authenticates it. Very annoying, no patch available yet.
> > In general, Google calendar support in Evolution is quite buggy and
> > there are several bug reports dealing with issues.
> There are two things here:
>  + the clock applet opens the calendar in a synchronous way. I'm afraid
>    the change is quite intrusive, which makes me think it won't go in
>    2.22.
>  + authentication: I thought the clock applet handled calendar
>    authentication, but maybe I'm misremembering. Or maybe the google
>    backend needs something different? Does anybody know?
AFAIK, it doesn't handle authentication. It needs to be done (IIRC from
my evolution times) via the e-d-s API, and last time I tested, it stil
didn't handle it
Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>

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