Re: [Evolution-hackers] PIM application suite

Le dim, 18/04/2004 à 16:36 -0400, Adam Tauno Williams a écrit :
> > > This was the purpose of e-d-s, don't confuse the UI of the app with the
> > > data storage mechanism.  The gnome meeting guys are already looking at
> > > using the e-d-s data storage mechanism.  Whether the gui part is in
> > I'm the "GnomeMeeting guys" ;)
> And GnomeMeeting is awesome!

Thanks ;)

> > > Evolution or a separate app makes little difference.
> > Perhaps psychological. If we tell to our users "you don't have a local
> > address book in the GnomeMeeting UI, but you can use the GNOME Contacts
> > software to manage your GnomeMeeting contacts", it will be ok. However,
> > if we tell them they have to run and install Evolution to manage their
> > GnomeMeeting contacts, I think they won't accept it.
> > That doesn't disturb me to have our own address book in GM, but I think
> > it would perhaps be better if we were using an external soft, and not
> > only an external backend. 
> Using the E-D-S would also permit GnomeMeeting to use all the
> datasources E-D-S knows about (via connectors, whatever...).  So
> GnomeMeeting could see all the contacts in the corporate groupware
> system.  Thats a usability improvement that would tempt me to burst into
> song.

The first step will be LDAP and the contacts part. I'm working on this
since a few evenings ;)

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