Re: [Evolution-hackers] 2 separate addressbooks? why?

On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 15:20 -0800, Chris Toshok wrote:
Sorry to revive this thread... but as people are going to start using
1.5, it might be good to get this settled.

What I'm suggesting:

1. We drop the 2 separate local address books and move to 1.  Call it
2. Sometime post 2.0 we add the ability to save searches and have them
reflected in the source list.  We can at that point add "Personal" and
"Work" back in, as saved searches (those contacts without "Business" as
a category and those contacts with "Business" as a category,

Watch the nomenclature, we should definetly use "vFolders".  Outlook has this new featuer called "Saved searches" ...

3. We drop "OnThisComputer" from the path of the local contact folder. 
Having "local" in the path should be enough (and is for the other

Definetly, local == onthiscomputer, only less typing.


On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 17:08, Chris Toshok wrote:
> On Sat, 2003-11-29 at 15:14, JP Rosevear wrote:
> > On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 19:46, Chris Toshok wrote:
> > > So I was looking through the code after reading ross's default
> > > addressbook patch.  Didn't we decide that having multiple local
> > > addressbooks wasn't necessary?  I mean, you can separate contacts by
> > > using categories.
> > > 
> > > And if we ever get around to writing the code to save searches (and
> > > display them as subfolders in the source list), we can provide 2 default
> > > ones (anything with Business in the category list for "Work", and
> > > anything without Business as "Personal.")
> > 
> > We in fact talked about getting rid of the concept of "default"
> > addressbooks/calendars all together.  Preferring to have each
> > application that used the default to configure itself more
> > appropriately.
> Oh I didn't mean default as in e_book_get_default_addressbook.  I meant
> we'd create those folders/searches when first populating the .evolution
> directory.  Kinda like the initial set of VFolders the mailer creates.
> Chris
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