[Evolution-hackers] Re: Addressbook LDAP source UI

On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 14:12, JP Rosevear wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 04:14, Hans Petter Jansson wrote:

>  1) Let "new addressbook" do local addressbooks only. Less work, poorer
> > UI.
> > 
> > 2) Integrate LDAP source setup into the "new addressbook" dialog somehow
> > - for instance, if the user creates an LDAP source, the druid could pop
> > up prompting for further information [although we might want to do it in
> > the same dialog - requires thought]. More work, better UI. We could
> > leave the Directory Servers configuration in, since it lets you edit
> > existing entries.
> > 
> > What do you prefer? I'm sure you (at least JP and Chris) have thoughts
> > on this. I'd like to hear them.
> We want to do 2) I think because for every backend that gets added its
> unlikely we want to do a separate config control.  I also think it
> should be done without popping up an additional dialog (dialogs on
> dialogs is never nice).  As for existing directory servers, these should
> be configured via the migrate () shell component mechanism.  Now, where
> the UI bits reside for each backend type is a different issue, but
> probably in evolution for now is fine (although try and keep the ldap
> and local bits atleast a bit separate in case we want to install them or
> put them in e-d-s at some point).

So I assume we're doing away with the preferences LDAP config control,

Hans Petter

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