[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] Re: Discussion of a possible project - offline calendar project

From: Ross Burton ross at burtonini.com
Date: Mon Jan 15 19:17:36 EET 2007
On Sun, 2007-01-14 at 23:16 +0100, Mathias Uebelacker wrote:
> i would like to invitate you to discuss a project idea that i have. In the last past weeks a played around with an idea to create an offline caledar like the go
> ogle calendar. After my device chrashed yesterday this project becomes a higher priority. Till yesterday a worked on my timetracker project. Exactly on a modul 
> which creates for every task an file which can be imported by the calendar.

If you want to hack an existing project, there is Dates:


> Well here some thoughts from my project sheet:
> - which language should be used ( C, Python...) 
> - how should the data stored (database, file ...)
> - should the application interacts with osso applications (Adressbook, email)
> - limitation of the screen size (N770)
> - look and feel like the original ??
> - exchange with the google calendar (import/export)
> - language files (for each user his or her language)
> - and and and

Dates is written in C and uses Evolution Data Server for storage.
Import/Export isn't interesting, synchronisation is. In theory opensync
should build and run on the 770, so you can use opensync to synchronise
the calendar in Dates with Google Calendar.

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