[tomboy-list] What's the status of online sync
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 08:33:57 PDT 2011
On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 8:26 AM, Olivier Bilodeau
<olivier at bottomlesspit.org> wrote:
>> This method of Dropbox synchronization has caused note loss for many
>> many users. I wish all of these random blog posts about using dropbox
>> to sync Tomboy notes would just disappear, I can't comment on them
>> fast enough. :-(
> Heck, I'm even asked for a Dropbox sync service for Tomdroid.. I can't even
> start to think about the number of ways it can fail.
> Is there an open bug on b.g.o that I could refer people to when they ask
> about such a feature? Like a catastrophic note loss incident that was
> recorded or something?
Probably no open bug. We can't fix the fact that Tomboy's local
folder sync is entirely incompatible with the way Dropbox works.
For Dropbox users we recommend sharing the note directory directly,
and turning on the NoteDirectoryWatcher add-in.
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