[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: Python/Contact Data Store APIs..

From: Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Date: Mon Feb 5 15:31:38 EET 2007
On Tue, 2007-01-30 at 08:19 +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 17:48 -0900, John P. Mitchell wrote:
> >     I want to write an address book that intergrates with the built in 
> > contacts data store. Which libraries are required for accessing that data 
> > store and are there bindings for them in the Python 2.5 release?
> >      Has anyone tried using swig[1] to build a wrapper for binding Maemo C 
> > libraries to Python?
> To access the address book data you libebook, there is a tutorial on
> maemo.org:
> http://maemo.org/platform/docs/howtos/howto_using_abook_bora.html
> However there are no Python wrappers.  The API is fairly standard
> GObject style so you should have some success in using the existing
> pygtk framework to wrap it.  The parsing tools are quite pedantic so
> I'll happily modify any headers in the EDS svn repository to make it
> build, as I'd love to see Python wrappers myself.

Today I discovered http://www.conduit-project.org/wiki/evolution-python,
a working although incomplete wrapper for libebook and libecal.

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