[kdepim-users] Support for palm devices in KDE SC 4.4 and beyond?
werner at hoernerfranzracing.de
Sat Jan 9 12:50:37 GMT 2010
Am Saturday 09 January 2010 13:26:19 schrieb Ecaroh:
> I am not an developer, just a user and sysadmin. Don't blame if there is
> something which i do not know but please explain the reasons.
well, the move to akonadi (and thus: using database driven information
sources) is a long strory, which can be read up for most parts on kevin's
which is, admitted, targeted mostly at developers.
as far as I understand, these are some reasons for akonadi development are:
- enable multiple applications (such as kmail, korganizer etc.) to
concurrently access the same data without the need to care for data integrity
from the application itself.
- de-couple the user applications (kmail) from the need to directly talk to
the vast number of supported backends/servers (imap/pop3/groupware), which is
hard to maintain, also implies code duplication in other apps having the same
maybe there should also be an article on akonadi on userbase.kde.org :)
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