[Kde-pim] opensync plugin for KDEPIM4

Volker Krause vkrause at kde.org
Tue Nov 18 08:58:39 GMT 2008

On Monday 17 November 2008 14:17:00 Stefan Kebekus wrote:
> I desparately need to synchronize my KDE4 PIM data with my Palm handheld.
> Since no solution seems to exist, I am planning to write a KDE4 plugin for
> the opensync synchronization framework (which so far has worked best for
> me). Before starting, I would like to ask a few questions though:
> a) Does this plan make any sense at all, or does the KDE community have
> other plans, e.g. to support another synchronization framework or to
> include Palm synchronization into akonadi?

There is an Akonadi plugin for opensync in development in 

> b) How do I access the KDE PIM data? Should I be using the kdepim libraries
> or should I rather use akonadi directly?
> c) Will the API and will the data access methods change between KDE 4.1.x
> and KDE 4.2 or will I be able to write one piece of code that works
> throughout the KDE4 series?

At some point the old way (based on KResources) will be deprecated, after the 
migration to Akonadi has been finished. This is planned for 4.2, but the 
final decision has yet to be made.

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