Re: sync birthdays?

On Thu, 2007-04-01 at 09:52 +0000, Matt Davey wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-03 at 14:47 -0500, Matt Price wrote:
> > Hi gnome-piloteers,
> > 
> > I've recently realized I'd better implement a birthday-memory-supplement
> > in my personal life.  So I would like to sync birthdays between my palm
> > (T|X) and evolution (2.8.1) using gnome-pilot 2.0.14 and pilot=link
> > 0.12.1.   This is all on ubuntu edgy, using the official edgy packages,
> > though the system has a couple of other feisty packages; syncing is over
> > wireless or bluetooth (usb sync didn't work, as discussed some months
> > ago on this list).
> I've made available some unofficial edgy packages that fix at least some
> of the timing problems with USB syncing:
> >   As far as I can tell the birthday information
> > doesn't get synced along with the rest of the contact info.  Am I right
> > about this?  Is there an upgrade to pilot-link, gnome-pilot, and/or
> > evolution that can fix the issue?
> As you probably know, the birthday field and a few others were
> introduced in the OS5 release.  The recently released pilot-link 0.12
> provides some library-level support for parsing the new fields but this
> support is, I believe, somewhat beta.  David, do you want to comment?
> The Evolution conduit needs to be updated to support the new fields,
> however.  The evo-conduits could do with some love, really.  I find the
> addresses sync gets very confused with first/last name mapping ever
> since Evo decided to attempt to map "full names" to first/last names
> automagically.  Disaster.  I haven't looked at the evo data structures,
> but I presume sanity can be restored.... Volunteers are welcome.

gaah.  I doubt I can contribute right now, chasing various deadlines.
and not a coder!  but thanks for the info.


> Matt
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Matt Price
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