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

On Tue, 2004-03-02 at 01:40, Not Zed wrote:
> 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'. :)

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Perhaps this is just a standard disclaimer and we need a legal opinion.

> > re-investigate that i guess.
> I guess if they really want it, a plugin is a possibility.


JP Rosevear <jpr ximian com>
Ximian, Inc.

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