[Kolab-devel] horde AND kolab's private distribution lists

Mike Gabriel m.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Thu Mar 20 21:09:33 CET 2008

hi gunnar,

Quoting Gunnar Wrobel <wrobel at pardus.de>:

> Hi Mike,
> Mike Gabriel <m.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de> writes:
>> hi gunnar,
>> i would like to reintroduce the discussion about implementation of
>> kolab's private distribution lists into horde. to start this from
>> scratch seems to me as a rather big thing. could you give a hint on
>> where to look (mysql dist lists already exist in horde?) to start with
>> (as a template).
>> one of my customers repeatatively asks for private distribution lists,
>> so this might be a piece of work i might have to indulge in in the
>> near future...
> the dist-list format is defined within the Kolab format. It shouldn't
> be too hard to define a driver within Kolab/XML that handles the
> format correctly. What might be more difficult would be to find out
> how to map this into Horde. Without looking at the code I could
> imagine representing these list either as a Horde::Group, a
> Turba::vbook or Turba::favourites. But without looking at the code I'm
> currently unable to say which variant would be the correct one.
> Cheers,
> Gunnar

i looked at the turba code. the IMSP driver looks like it implements  
distribution lists in a similar way as kolab does.

thus, the dist list has to go into the kolab driver(???).

i will look into things more closely.


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