[turba] turba as carddav client

Jan Schneider jan at horde.org
Tue Aug 26 06:50:02 UTC 2014

Zitat von Martin <xk3 at mompl.org>:

> Hi all
> In my setup, I have a calendar and contacts server (i.e. the open  
> source version of the iCal server) up and running for all address  
> and calendar related services. I'd like to reuse it for horde/turba,  
> or to be more precise, for the email autocompletion of horde/imp. Is  
> turba already able to use a remote carddav server, or are there any  
> plans for implementing it?

No and yes.

> The reason why I'm not considering to switch over to turba as my  
> main carddav server is its backend storage based on fixed  
> attributes. vcards are extensible by the users and can contain any  
> number of unforeseen attributes which should survive a sync with all  
> their clients. Currently, unknown attributes are just silently  
> discarded by turba. Maybe a solution for fixing this would be to  
> extract for internal use just the attributes such as name and  
> email(s) which are really required for the horde modules and/or  
> should be editable in turba, but just store all the others and do  
> the sync magic with the clients without trying to interpreting them  
> (an approach I know from davical).
> Regards
>     Martin

Jan Schneider
The Horde Project

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