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Re: [vox] ical replacement?



begin Micah Cowan <micah@cowan.name> 
> 
> 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")?
 
hi micah,

i hope not!   unfortunately, evolution:

   1. takes a long time to load.
   2. big application; it runs slowly.  big footprint.
   3. overly featureful.  very complicated to use.

i'd like to find the exact opposite of this.  :(

pete

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