Re: [Evolution-hackers] Evolution.Importer.createControl

On Mon, 2004-03-01 at 23:56 -0500, JP Rosevear wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-02-13 at 04:19, Not Zed wrote:
> > In response to my mail on evolution@, someone suggested we make a syncml
> > based interface so that others could write the importers (?more?
> > easily?).  I guess that could be an idea, if it can support enough info
> > anyway (accounts, filters?, folders, etc), although the overhead of
> > going through XML would be extremely prohibitive for mailboxes - there
> > can be a LOT of data to import, and it can be slow enough going fd-
> > >memory->fd as it is.  Maybe another future bounty though?
> The problem with syncml (at least last time i checked) is that it is not
> guaranteed patent free and its controlled by a consortium.  We could

Ahh joy.  Now i know a reason to reject it at least, apart from 'it
sounds like a stupid idea, and the name sucks too'. :)

> re-investigate that i guess.

I guess if they really want it, a plugin is a possibility.

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