Re: ThreePointOne: Contacts
- From: Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>
- To: Jens Georg <mail jensge org>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: ThreePointOne: Contacts
- Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 13:59:51 +0200
On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 14:38 +0300, Jens Georg wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 13:21 +0200, daniel g. siegel wrote:
> > and right here i think we shouldn't base on bad formats (vcard) and
> > sucking protocols (syncml). using json is a much better option.
> Well as soon as you talk about sync, someone says device. And devices
> come with vCard.
> > see for example the desktopcouch specification for contacts
> > http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/desktopcouch/contact
> Looking at this - do you realise how much very much that matches the
> vCard spec? That's basically a vCard translated to JSON.
well, that's because the fields used to describe a contact are quite
obvious, so it's not a vcard->json translation really, it's just a set
of fields to describe a contact, which happen to be also in vCard
> Personally, I'd rather have a root canal treatment than couch db
> hammering my computer, but I like the auto-replication idea.
auto-replication of several instances and, most important, conflict
management for free :-)
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