Re: [Evolution-hackers] evolution-data-server from Desktop to Platform?

On Fri, 2005-05-27 at 09:20 +0530, Not Zed wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 10:55 -0400, JP Rosevear wrote:
> > On Thu, 2005-05-26 at 16:24 +0200, Murray Cumming wrote:
> > > (resending this because I had sent it to an old helixcode address)
> > > 
> > > I'm wondering, how close are the evolution-data-server APIs to being
> > > stable/nice enough to become part of the GNOME Development Platform?
> > 
> > Harish probably has more concrete answers, but for GNOME 2.12 there is
> > an attempt to preserve bin compat with 1.2.  However imho i think the
> > api will need to break one more time before it hits the developer
> > platform.
> Why this desire to preserve bin compatability, it doesn't seem
> worthwhile at this point ...
> With no proper e-cal-component object, the nasty e-sources stuff, no
> mail storage api, and the awful CORBA interfaces, I'd say there's still
> a long way to go, in my humble opinion of course.

I agree with all of these issues.

Might we want to move things in piecemeal, though?  It'd be nice to
publish the addressbook API, even if just the C API and not the CORBA
IDL, so that people might rely on it more.


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