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Re: [O] org-contacts development

From: Alexis
Subject: Re: [O] org-contacts development
Date: Sat, 24 May 2014 19:59:46 +1000
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Rasmus <address@hidden> writes:

> You could also put yourself a slightly different challenge: map
> between the org-contacts-format and an carddav server that you
> establish as a backend on your phone.  E.g. google contacts is a
> carddav server, I think.
> I use DAVdroid for syncing my calendar and my contacts with my
> OwnCloud and it very, very well!  I sync my agenda with my OwnCloud
> using org-caldav, which works great except when you have multiple time
> stamps per heading.  For contacts I tried Asynk to sync my bbdb
> contacts with OwnCloud, but I was using too many fields unknown to it,
> and my contacts got messed up.
> Mayhaps you already thought of this approach.  I think it is more
> future-proof.

i wasn't aware of CardDAV - thanks for pointing it out! My thoughts of
how to deal with org-contacts data have indeed been revolving around
vCard though, so this approach looks interesting indeed. :-)


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