DBus for Generic Data Access Methods?

Stefan Schmidt stefan at datenfreihafen.org
Mon Jan 29 20:45:10 CET 2007


On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 19:38, Marcel Holtmann wrote:
> >    I've been reading about the idea of generic access to a data store
> > for configuration information but was wondering if there are plans to
> > have generic access to actual data.  There are two reasons why I
> > believe this is key to development of a system like OpenMoko:
> >       * It allows developers to generate drop-in replacements for
> >         existing functionality (don't like the existing contacts
> >         manager and want to write your own?  As long as you meet the
> >         interface contract then no problems)
> >       * It allows applications to obtain data (and also update it, of
> >         course) without needing to know much about the external
> >         program(s) out there.  More importantly, it allows
> >         applications to obtain data from arbitrary providers
> what you are looking for is the Evolution Data Server and the Camel
> library. For small systems using D-Bus you have the Embedded Evolution
> Data Server and also Tinymail.
> http://projects.o-hand.com/eds

IIRC Mickeyl mentioned to me earlier that they will use Embedded
Evolution Data Server. Really good choice.

Mickeyl, is this still a fact?

Stefan Schmidt
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