OpenMoko devices and Mac OS X

Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller hns at
Sat Jan 20 16:15:34 CET 2007

>>> Presumably there will be no compatibility with Mac OS X (incl.
>>> Address Book, iCal, iPhoto, iSync, dotMac email) when the Neo1973
>>> ships, but is such support in the works at all?
>> Address Book, iCal, iPhoto, etc all hook into OS X's SyncServices  
>> framework
>> through native API goodness. iSync then is in charge of syncing  
>> with the
>> whole host of other devices, which it does with SyncML.
>> They're working with Funambol for the SyncML client on the phone,  
>> so it should
>> be *really* easy to write the proper iSync device description  
>> doohicky (I
>> think it's an XML file somewhere, I remember having to hack one to  
>> get my N80
>> working with it),
> Such a thing would be greatly appreciated, especially if it has a  
> tiny neo icon :)

Yes, I recently modified the XML file of iSync () to handle the  
Siemens SK65 properly. Was just changing 2 or 3 lines.
I have not modified the icon but that would only have been another  
one plus providing a TIFF image file.

Here is a description: 

The QuantumSTEP approach is different - by providing its own  
SyncServices.framework and a special
sync application it will sync all data types supported on a Mac - and  
is not limited by/to SyncML.


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