I have used CouchDB with Evolution. Worked fine with Ubuntu 10.04, but seems like they made Ubuntu One less accessible in 10.10.
On Jan 8, 2011 10:09 AM, "Lee Marzke" <email@example.com
> I'm looking for ideas on addressbooks that work across multiple
> devices. I've been
> using Google Voice since I picked up an Android phone, but not really
> happy with
> how that is working. I only use Google Addressbook now, not Google
> email, or voice.
> My environment is:
> - Ubuntu Lucid 64bit Laptop, with Thunberbird as email client.
> - Remote hosted IMAP server with IMP Webmail
> - Android phone
> - Test instance of OpenLDAP, with InetOrgPerson schema default
> - Test instance of 389 Directory Server
> I really like the idea of using LDAP, and have setup OpenLDAP in the
> past, but now that
> I am looking at LDAP again I find multiple areas that are frustrating.
> - Thunderbird can't write to LDAP, only read. I'm partially open to
> other IMAP clients.
> - Evolution can write, but doesn't use the same LDAP fields/schema as
> other products.
> In many cases simple things like zip codes are scrambled. Seems
> that multiple LDAP
> fields are being concatenated into one field because of the schema
> issues ?
> - InetOrgPerson schema is provided in OpenLDAP is close to what I need,
> if only a
> group of tools would use it. Evolution wants EvolutionPerson ?
> - OpenLDAP won't load 'schema' files anymore, they need to be in .ldif
> format ?
> - OpenLDAP's config file is not used anymore, it is configured by
> another LDAP instance.
> This seems to be a complete mess, as most documentation refers to
> - I've also setup 389 Directory server, but this seem to add a bunch of
> with no real benefit.
> I'm quite happy with my current IMAP hosting setup and not really
> looking for an
> integrated product like Zimbra.
> Any suggestions or ideas ? Can OpenLDAP still be run with the old
> 'slapd.conf' file instead
> of the current setup ? Is there a common schema that works - and can
> also be synced
> in some format to Android ?
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