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Re: [vox] ical replacement?

On Friday, November 22, 2002, at 01:16  AM, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> dear lugod,
> i noticed that the debian ical package became orphaned.  the changelog
> says:
> * Orphaned the package since is essential obsoleted by other,
>   better maintainer alternatives.
> i love ical dearly, but if there are better maintained alternatives, i'd
> like to look into switching to something else.  the things i like most
> about ical:
>    1. it loads in no time at all.  instantaneous load time.
>    2. small application; it runs quickly.  no footprint at all.
>    3. not overly featureful.  very simple to use, and still powerful.
>       the author found a good balance.
> the thing i like least about ical:
>    1. i can't sync my visor to it
> in other words, ical is the exact opposite of evolution.
> can someone recommend a replacement app that i can take a look at which
> has all the features i like about ical but can sync to a visor?

I could be wrong, but I thought libical had become *part* of evolution 
(I seem to remember earlier evolution including libical with the source; 
so isn't evolution's calendaring support essentially just what libical 
has become (the "better maintained alternative")?


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