Re: [Evolution-hackers] evolution-data-server backend for using gmail contacts


On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 21:02 +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-03 at 21:26 +0100, Søren Boll Overgaard wrote:
> > I've been looking around for any work on an evolution-data-server
> > backend for loading gmail contacts in evolution. So far, all I've come
> > up empty handed, except for
> > which describes the evolution-data-server backends in semi-general
> > terms.
> > 
> > Anyway, my question is, if anyone on the list is aware of any existing
> > work on such a backend?
> There is nothing for contacts as far as I know, but there is a calendar
> backend which will probably provide a large amount of useful code
> (specifically a gdata library).

Unfortunately gmail contacts are not currently exposed through the gdata
API according to .

Contacts can be exported as CSV files through the gmail interface
though, so read-only functionality should be reasonably easy to

Søren O.

"Oh, bother" said the Borg, "we've assimilated Pooh".

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