Re: [Geary] How does Geary get my Google contacts?

On July 27, 2014 9:24:11 PM Robert Schroll <rschroll gmail com> wrote:

On Sun, Jul 27, 2014 at 5:25 PM, Christian Dysthe <cdysthe gmail com>
> After having set up Gmail in Geary I seem to have all my Google
> contacts available for auto-complete in the To: field.  Is Geary
> getting the contacts directly from my Google account?

Not quite.  Geary mines your messages for email addresses and uses
those for auto-completion.  There are some heuristics to choose the
best form of and order the contacts, so it's probably finding your
Google contacts from the messages you've sent to and received from them.

The long-term plan, as I understand it, is to interface with Gnome
Contacts, which I think can pull contacts from Google.  Details are

Thank you for the clarification. Being able to use Gnome contacts would be perfect. I see you say "long term" and I assume that may mean it'll take quite some time for it to happen.


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