[Owncloud] Different address books. Was: Re: feature freeze

Tornóci László tornoci.laszlo at med.semmelweis-univ.hu
Sun Sep 15 08:03:38 UTC 2013


On 09/14/2013 04:55 PM, Thomas Tanghus wrote:
> On Saturday 14 September 2013 13:50 Tornóci László wrote:
>> if I understand correctly OC6 makes is possible to actually use
>> different addressbooks in Contacts, right? Currently, if I have more
>> that one addressbook, there is no way to tell which one I want to add a
>> new contact to.
> That is possible at least from 5.0.11. Not sure when I backported it.

Yes, indeed, you are right. I checked it a couple of days ago with 
5.0.11, and it didn't work, but it looks like there was a problem in the 
db for that particular user from my previous testings or whatever. But 
it looks to be ok now.
Thanks for the backport, that's a great help!

>> Unfortunately this means sharing of addressbooks is
>> impossible (if I do it, the person I share it with cannot use her own
>> addressbook any more). So OC6 promises to solve this, right?
> Yes. See above.
>> What about accessing remote addressbooks? The LDAP support seems to
>> suggests that possibility. That would be really great news!
> The backend has been rewritten to support different address book backends. To
> start with only with two basic backends: local which is your own address
> books, and shared which is of course the ones shared with you ;)
> We will be releasing LDAP support as a preview functionality you will have to
> enable manually, because it has not been tested in a wide audience.

I'll be glad to test it.

					Yours: Laszlo

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