NEW KEP: Color configuration storage for resources and categories (KEP #12)

Georg C. F. Greve greve at
Wed Sep 28 19:34:02 CEST 2011

On Wednesday 14 September 2011 19.11:17 Thomas Brüderli wrote:
> - The regular 'uid' value SHALL be preceded by the string 'category:' to
> allow fast search for all objects of this type through the 'subject' field
> Why not use X-Kolab-Type header for fast retrieval of such objects?


> Is this nested structure really necessary? As from a client's
> perspective this requirement makes both implementation and UI much more
> complicated and I don't see a real benefit of this structure.

KDE Kontact allows nested hierarchies of categories.

So I am afraid that indeed it is necessary.

But added 

> Last but not least I'd also like to pick up Jeroen's suggestion about
> using 'configuration' objects from KEP:9 to store any number of category
> definitions:

Agreed. It should be 1 or more, not just 1.

Best regards,

Georg C. F. Greve
Chief Executive Officer

Kolab Systems AG
Zürich, Switzerland

e: greve at
t: +41 78 904 43 33

pgp: 86574ACA Georg C. F. Greve
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