Re: [Evolution-hackers] libgdata

On Sun, 2009-02-22 at 22:44 +0000, Philip Withnall wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been writing a full C library to access GData-based services, with
> the aims of:
> 1. rewriting Totem's YouTube plugin in C,
> 2. providing a useful desktop-wide way to access Google services, and
> 3. merging it with the libgdata and libgdata-google in e-d-s' tree, such
> that e-d-s depends on a proper, external library for its Google Calendar
> server backend.
> I'm getting to the stage where it would be possible to merge with the
> code in e-d-s' libgdata, but obviously this can only happen if the
> authors of e-d-s' libgdata agree and think this is a good idea. If you
> want to keep your libgdata separate and untouched, I'm happy to go along
> with that, although it seems like a missed opportunity as regards
> reducing code duplication across the desktop.
> The code is currently on Github[1], with the beginnings of Google
> Calendar support in a branch[2], but the eventual aim is to move it to
> GNOME SVN (or git, or whatever) and move it into the desktop platform.
EDS provides data primarily for mail,contacts, calendar, memos and
tasks. It would be good to move the libgdata code from EDS into a
separate project, say 'gdata-c' in order provide entire set of Google
services. You can probably create a new project in for the

- Chenthill.
> Regards,
> Philip Withnall
> [1]:
> [2]:
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