Re: [Evolution-hackers] Offline stuff

On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 14:23, Dan Winship wrote:
> >       * There is no centralized "offline folders" configuration anymore,
> >         so we need something in the mailer to handle that if we still
> >         want it to be configurable.
> What about non-mail offline support? Will you have to configure offline
> support separately in each component now? (Yeah, I know 2.0 won't
> support anything but mail for offline, but that's supposed to be a bug,
> not a feature. Besides, if we're going to actively only support mail,
> then there's no reason to have the shell handle any of it.)

Yeah each component would have to configure that.  Connector could have
its own centralized version of it if need be...  For Connector it makes
more sense to have it centralized since it's only one data store.

> >       * When going offline, if there are unsynced messages, the mailer
> >         should notify the user...
> This is another place you'd want the shell to aggregate things. ("There
> are unsyced mail items" "OK" "There are unsynced calendar items" "OK"
> "There are unsynced contact items" "OK"...)

The idea is that the current "these connections are open" dialog would
change the meaning to "these connections are not synced", and then the
user would have to confirm only once.

-- Ettore

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