PIM Support

Posted on 2009-06-19 17:51 UTC by Jonathan Greene. Status: Implemented, milestone: Fremantle, Categories: Office.

Every new user wonders where it is ... let's add the functions by default.  We need a solid contact manager, the ability to see and sync a calendar and it should be part of the system.

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Solution #4: Integrate the basic functionality in Maemo 5

Posted on 2009-09-16 18:37 UTC by Quim Gil.

The proposal is vague and so it is the solution to satisfy it: Maemo 5 should bring a solid contact manager and a calendar with syncing options by default.

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Solution #1: pimlico

Posted on 2009-06-20 09:37 UTC by sam tygier.

install pimlico by default and finish up its sync engine.


Solution #2: conduit

Posted on 2009-06-20 09:39 UTC by sam tygier.

Use conduit for sync.


Solution #3: Using syncevolution as syncml client

Posted on 2009-06-25 08:49 UTC by Uwe Kaminski.

Using syncevolution as syncml client

There is already a very good synml solution for maemo called syncevolution:

You can synchronize the osso-addressbook as well as calendars used by pimlico dates. As server you can use every syncml service. A free one is

Syncevolution uses the evolution backend data format.

What should be done is:

  • Create a user friendly graphical interface to configure syncevolution
  • extend syncevolution's features for notes and tasks
  • Make pimlico calendar usable (atm there are some UI bugs...)
  • select/create tools for handling notes and tasks in evolution data format


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