[Telepathy] Telepathy Folks progress..

Frederik Nnaji frederik.nnaji at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 10:30:48 PDT 2010

Hi Travis, thanks a lot for responding!!

On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 17:39, Travis Reitter <
travis.reitter at collabora.co.uk> wrote:

> Folks is coming along nicely. I've avoided making too much, since it's
> not quite ready for public consumption. But I'm hoping to make an
> initial release soon (on the order of weeks).

I'm so glad to hear you saying this! Looking forward to your initial release

> By the way, the People Project was an unrelated project (which I didn't
> work on).

Sorry, i misread somebody's comment somewhere, my bad.

> > I would like to start outlining ideas around GNOME based contact
> > management and how to include that in "Send to" and "Cardapio" for
> > example..
> Rodrigo Moya said he was interested in writing an Evolution Data Server
> back-end for libfolks.

EDS again? I thought we could finally move away from that..
I went as far as considering .vcf with perhaps an extra .meta file per
individual for metadata that won't be appropriate in a vcard file.

> You might want to help out on that if you'd like
> to do contact management (since we'll need a writable back-end to be
> able to save changes to contacts, etc.).

There's nothing really fastpath in syncing metacontacts to a table AIUI, so
a text file per individual should suffice in my understanding.
What's the issue with using plain files from your point of view (if there is
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