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[ale] Contact Manager ???
- Subject: [ale] Contact Manager ???
- From: gary at edisoninfo.com (Gary MacKay)
- Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 11:30:08 -0400
Very good point! Yes, many of them, including myself, need to sync with
palm devices. I have not looked at jpilot, does it have it's own contact
list or does it feed from other programs?
> I've heard the term 'contact manager' many times, but it appears it's
> different things to different people. Anyway, are you considering the
> fact they may want to sync with a palm like device?
> I use jpilot with my palm. It has a calendar with reminders, phone
> list, which you can break down into separate categories, todo list and a
> memo pad. Probably not a fully functional CM as some folks go, but I
> find very few folks use the more esoteric functions of these packages.
> Jim wrote:
>> On Tuesday 27 August 2002 10:58 am, Gary MacKay wrote:
>>> At the risk of starting a religeous discussion, what is avaliable in the
>>> linux market for contact management, such as Act! and Goldmine?? I'm
>>> narrowing down on a 'standard' (my guess at a standard anyway) linux
>>> workstation to offer my clients and one area I'm not sure of is CM. Some
>>> of my clients are using LookOut but most are on Act! or Goldmine. I'm
>>> aware of the web versions like phpGroupWare, etc. but was looking for a
>>> non-web based solution. Something to track phone calls, appointments,
>>> etc. I looked at Evolution, but I think it must have Gnome installed to
>>> use it and I've settled on KDE as the desktop.
>>> Please do not take off on tangents on why did I pick OpenOffice or KDE
>>> or whatever. For better or worse that is where it is at for now. I just
>>> need to find a good business solution, not home use, for CM.
>> If you use all of the pieces of Kdepim to their fullest potential, you
>> will find most of the stuff you need. There is an organizer, an
>> address book, an alarm daemon, and the e-mail client. They all
>> interact together and have all of the functionality of Outlook. I am
>> running KDE 3.0.3 and it just keeps working together better with each
>> new iteration.
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