[tomboy-list] What's the status of online sync
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 09:02:25 PDT 2011
On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 9:00 AM, Randy Syring <rsyring at inteli-com.com> wrote:
> On 06/17/2011 11:33 AM, Sandy Armstrong wrote:
>> 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
>>> 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.
> How about adding a warning to the Folder Sync plugin if it finds "Dropbox"
> in the sync path? Link to a wiki page or something with a warning about
> data loss and instructions on moving the tomboy notes themselves to DB
> instead and using the note watcher plugin.
Good idea! Can you file a bug for this?
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