Re: GNOME Online Accounts extensibility
- From: Matthew Barnes <mbarnes redhat com>
- To: Matthias Clasen <matthias clasen gmail com>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list <desktop-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: GNOME Online Accounts extensibility
- Date: Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:07:18 -0400
On Fri, 2011-10-07 at 10:21 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> But GOA is not a 'generic account setup' dialog to allow all the
> worlds apps to drop their own account setup dialogs. If that is what
> you are looking for, you will be disappointed. It is the central place
> to set up accounts that are integrated in GNOME apps. If third-party
> apps can use the same account information, that is great. But we don't
> want to crowd the provider list with providers that are not integrated
> at least in some GNOME apps.
> And we don't want to add switches for services that are not covered by
> GNOME apps.
What about GNOME apps themselves adding GOA extensions for services they
support? I still think GOA would be a good fit for the initial setup of
groupware accounts that Evolution knows how to handle.
I could see Evolution adding extension modules for Exchange, GroupWise,
Zimbra, Kolab, etc.
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