Standard for address books ?
ross at burtonini.com
Wed Nov 28 13:53:00 PST 2007
On Wed, 2007-11-28 at 22:26 +0100, Mildred wrote:
> I wonder if it could be possible to elaborate a standard to let all
> applications on current free desktops share the same address book ?
> For example it would permit to share the same contacts between for
> - claws-mail
> - kopete
> - kmail
> - evolution
Evolution (and thus GNOME) uses the Evolution Data Server for
addressbook storage, so multiple clients can use it (for example the
Pimlico PIM suite, and the GNOME panel clock shows tasks/events). A
central database file isn't a solution, because it doesn't give you
KDE has a system I've forgotten the name of.
Oh, and for mail, just run a local IMAP server. :)
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