ben.bucksch at beonex.com
Thu Sep 22 01:33:42 UTC 2011
On 21.09.2011 13:55, Jonathan Protzenko wrote:
> On Wed 21 Sep 2011 12:36:25 PM CEST, Ben Bucksch wrote:
>> * Native vcard and SyncML support (very very important, must-have,
>> don't ignore mobile phones any longer)
> I thought SyncML was for plugging your phone into your computer and
> syncing over USB.
Funambol uses SyncML to sync over the air. Similarly other projects IIRC
like evolution sync and others.
The Funambol Thunderbird plugin was basically just a SyncML client, I read.
> I sync my contacts by using Google Contacts as my central server.
Yes. And Google knows all your contacts. That's no-go for me, and
precisely what I want to avoid, for privacy reasons.
Of course Google has an interest in pushing you this way, but we need to
*actively* counter this (see Mozilla manifesto). Otherwise we could all
just use GMail and close the Thunderbird project :).
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