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[ale] Contact Manager ???



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?

- Gary

Geoffrey wrote:
> 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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