[Owncloud] Re: GSoC Sync Client Scope

Antonio José Gallo Sánchez antoniojgallo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 20:31:08 CEST 2011


Hey! I'm currently working on the funambol integration, it's my SoK project,
but I've paused while taking exams (I finish on the first of July)

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:06 PM, kunal <kunal.t2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> Over the past few weeks I had also evaluated DropBox ( The service I
> would like to emulate in ownCloud my work ).
>
> Having Evaluated DropBox I have decided to set the scope of my project
> work to the following features:
>
> 1. Implement a sync server component capable of syncing Files (Music
> ,Videos) and also Contacts , Calendars etc ( DropBox doesn't sync
> Contacts and Calendar events)
>
> 2. The client must work behind a proxy (libFunambol uses libCurl at the
> backend so this would be easy to implement).
>
> 3. Give the User an option to set merge conflict mode.
> DropBox as of now doesn't do any Merge conflict resolution. with SyncML
> we have a mechanism to resolve merge conflicts
> (https://core.forge.funambol.org/wiki/Merge_Conflict_Resolution)
>
> 4. Timed Sync ( Sync Only at specified times of the day)
>
> 5. Auto Sync : the moment a file or Contact is added or modified, the
> sync is triggered. For this I plan to use a daemon which keeps
> monitoring the folder under sync.
>
> 6. Server Space Notification in the client. ( Notice like : "You have X
> GB of space remaining on the server)
>
> 7. Finally if time permits , I will integrate http://camaya.net/gloox/
> into the client as well , to implement synchronization over LAN.
> If server and client both are on a LAN then the data should not travel
> through the internet. Also this would allow me to implement
> auto-discovery of sync Clients.
>
> --
> regards
> -------
> Kunal Ghosh
> Dept of Computer Sc. & Engineering.
> Sir MVIT
> Bangalore,India
>
> permalink: member.acm.org/~kunal.t2 <http://member.acm.org/%7Ekunal.t2>
> Blog:kunalghosh.wordpress.com
> Website:www.kunalghosh.net46.net
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Antonio J. Gallo
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