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[ale] Contact Manager ???
- Subject: [ale] Contact Manager ???
- From: ale at accipiter.org (Christopher R. Curzio)
- Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 11:52:20 -0400
I use jpilot as well. Excellent program, I'm extremely happy with it.
Yes, it has its own contact list that syncs directly with a Palm. Plus, it
can integrate with e-mail clients such as Sylpheed, which is pretty nifty.
Another option you may want to consider (since you said they use Outlook)
may be Evolution. It's very, very close in appearence and functionality to
Outlook; I'd go so far as to call it a work-alike. That way, the
transition would be virtually painless. And it can sync with a Pilot as
I don't run Evolution though. Not because it's a bad program, but it has a
bunch of stuff I don't need. Sylpheed is my e-mail client of choice,
because that's all it does.
Christopher R. Curzio | Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax
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Thus Spake Gary MacKay <gary at edisoninfo.com>:
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?
> - 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
> >>> 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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