[tomboy-list] Tomboy Synchronization Update
john.stowers.lists at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 12:13:34 PDT 2007
> 4. What about Conduit, etc?
> Conduit  is a cool program that helps you sync between various
> different applications and web services. It has support for Tomboy,
> allowing you to sync between Tomboy and Evolution, GMail, BackpackIt,
> and other apps/services. So why aren't we just throwing out support
> behind Conduit (or another sync framework)?
> Basically, we felt that Tomboy note synchronization is a must-have
> feature for 0.8.0, and Conduit is still new and we haven't had much
> time to test it. We wanted our users to have a sync solution that had
> no risk of data loss (which can happen when a note moves to an
> application or web service that is not aware of Tomboy-specific
> features), and we wanted it to work right out of the box.
> That being said, Conduit is an awesome project, and the work we have
> done (which includes patches from the Conduit team!) will enable
> Tomboy to work even better when syncing via Conduit. So our users
> will have the option of a more advanced sync solution with Conduit if
> that interests them.
Thanks for the updates sandy and boyd, and thanks for keeping us in
the loop. I will have a play with the new features ASAP.
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