Re: ThreePointOne: Contacts

libfolks was explicitly designed to aggregate contact information
instead of synchronising it, entirely because synchronisation is hard.


On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 11:43 +0200, daniel g. siegel wrote:
> another very important point is synchronisation. together with salomon
> sickert we thought about how to solve this problem. basically we came up
> with the idea of a self-replicating backend, like couchdb. if we then
> could add support to the contact apps of other computer/devices like a
> n900 or android, we would get synchronisation and conflict management
> for free.
> then there is also the idea of having a webservice for the gnome
> contacts app, where you can access your contacts over the internet.
> we are very interested in your opinions about this!
> daniel
> On Tue, 2011-04-19 at 10:27 +0200, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > On Mon, 2011-04-18 at 09:29 -0700, Travis Reitter wrote:
> > >
> > > [4]
> > 
> > This seems to talk about querying contacts from slow social web
> > services. Additionally if this is to be our story in evolution too we
> > need to be able to efficiently handle ldap contacts, which are really
> > important for enterprise deployments of email. This also needs a live
> > search approach, because we can't rely on a local copy of all ldap data.
> > 
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