Synchronization (e.g. PIM)

Jon Phillips jon at
Fri Nov 9 07:11:23 CET 2007

Sounds good Paul...I really want to see sync take-off and look forward
to any way I could help to push opensync through my open source
activities and/or my work at Creative Commons.


On Fri, 2007-11-09 at 13:44 +1300, Paul Eggleton wrote:
> Jon Phillips wrote:
> > Agree with you wholeheartedly...looks like new versions haven't been
> > pushed out to the distros lately either...Paul, do you develop on the
> > project?
> Yes, although I don't do much work on the core engine. At the moment we
> are still working on a development version that will become the next
> stable release (0.40) which is why you don't see this work in
> distributions yet. With regard to OpenSync being a moving target, I think
> most of the significant API and build system changes are behind us now. I
> guess the point I was trying to make is that OpenSync is being actively
> developed and we would definitely appreciate more testing and feedback.
> With regard to Conduit I am aware that there have been some discussions
> and work recently on integrating OpenSync, but the discussions have been
> mostly centered around device discovery, communications etc., since the
> goal is an end-to-end synchronisation solution rather than just an engine
> (which is what OpenSync does best). There is a summary of some of the
> discussions here:
> There are also other synchronisation GUI projects around that use OpenSync
> eg. Gnome-sync, KitchenSync (part of KDE PIM) etc.
> Cheers,
> Paul
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