Re: Future of gnome-pilot?

Hi Matt!

Thanks for your quick response. It's great to hear that it's going on.
Unfortunately I'm not a coder so I can't help as a volunteer. But I
really appreciate your work. 



Am Freitag, den 04.07.2008, 16:57 +0100 schrieb Matt Davey:
> Hi Gerhard,
> On Thu, 2008-07-03 at 21:10 +0200, Gerhard wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 
> > Maybe it's a stupid question: is gnome-pilot still under development or
> > is it "dead"? 
> > Because there are a lot of Palms (Treo, Centro,...) with PalmOS 5.x. And
> > it's not possible to sync all contact information with evolution via
> > gnome-pilot (birthday, anniversary, photo, ...) 
> It's not a stupid question.  gnome-pilot development is not dead - the
> most recent release was in January and included support for Bluetooth
> syncing.  Since then there have been a few bug fixes that have not yet
> been released.
> The Evolution conduits are actually part of the Evolution project (in
> principle, any project can choose to build a gnome-pilot conduit via the
> plugin architecture).  These conduits have been worked on within the
> past year.  The most recent changes were to add decent category support
> to the datebook, todo and memos conduits.  This work has primarily been
> done by Nathan Owens and Tom Billiet, as far as I know.
> The two items highest on my list for the Evo conduits are:
>      1. Addressbook fields tend to get messed up when syncing.  I find
>         that phone numbers and email addresses, for example, tend to end
>         up duplicated across multiple fields (Other, Home, Business...
>         for example).
>      2. Support for photos, birthdays, anniversaries for OS5 Contacts
>         database.
> I do not have much time to spend on these items, but am likely to start
> looking at them if volunteers don't turn up soon!
> Matt
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