[horde] I might be missing something?

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Oct 21 06:53:52 UTC 2014

Zitat von Tim Streit <ledoktre at meanie.us>:

> Greetings Jan,
> I understand there might not be any standards out there for notes  
> (similarly as CardDav to Contacts).  Thats why I thought I might be  
> missing something.   Apple products tend to put notes in an IMAP  
> folder called “Notes”, and it works well across the board if using  
> all Apple products.  Microsoft has no solution unless using Exchange.
> Where the conundrum enters into play here is this :
> - If I store the notes using Apple’s way, I can have access to  
> everything on all devices, provided I am using IMAP, not Active  
> Sync.  Also, Horde will not see the Notes folder except as an email  
> folder.
> - If I forgo the IMAP way and roll with the Notes the way Horde has  
> it setup, it works great on Active Sync and Horde both.  I can use  
> Active Sync on the mobile devices and that works fine too.  But on  
> the desktop, there is no Active Sync capability, so no success.
> I meant no disrespect in asking, I just thought I might be  
> overlooking something and perhaps someone else had been down this  
> road before and may be able to shed some light.
> I haven’t looked into it in any detail yet, but I’m wondering if  
> SyncML would cover the notes on the desktop….

SyncML is practically dead.

> Thanks,
> Tim
>> On Oct 20, 2014, at 4:18 AM, Jan Schneider <jan at horde.org> wrote:
>> Zitat von Tim Streit <ledoktre at meanie.us>:
>>> I was moving my main mail over from a custom  
>>> dovecot/postfix/ldap/roundcube install over to Horde yesterday,  
>>> and Ive been having trouble figuring out how I can access  
>>> different things on my Apple products.    So I get this :
>>> *CardDav and CalDav let me access calendars, contact, and tasks on  
>>> OSX.  Same for iOS.
>>> *IMAP lets me access mail on OSX with IDLE, and with a 15 minute  
>>> fetch on iOS.
>>> But what about Notes?  I can't seem to figure out how to gain  
>>> access to them on either iOS or OSX.  I know I could use  
>>> ActiveSync, but I am trying to save that for last (licensing).   
>>> Apple likes to use an IMAP folder for Notes, and on Horde, it  
>>> appears they are just part of the database.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Tim
>> There are no standards for notes. Neither data format standards,  
>> nor synchronization standards. Thus every client, server, company,  
>> product is doing it their own way.
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