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Re: Consolidating user databases

On Sun, 12 Jan 2003, Simon Bland wrote:


> Also, I'd really like to replace Exchange, but as I understand that's
> somewhat of a 'Holy Grail' for us all. Does anything out there come
> close to a replacement? The main things this place uses it for is the
> shared calander and shared folders - from outlook, and they aren't
> likely to take well to moving away from what they are familiar with.

This is the nearest one could probably come. Took just a superficial look
and it sounds interesting. Sould probably help to move away from m$ IE to
mozilla alltohether. I'm trying to engage the sysadmins at work into this,
with very little success :( There's an RFP on this too.

>From the FAQ:

Q: Will it work with Outlook?
A: Outlook does not store its calendar data in an open standard format, so
   it currently does not support Outlook directly. However, you can export
   your Outlook events as an .ics file, and import them into the calendar.

Q: Can I publish my events on a remote server?
A: You can publish events from the calendar to an FTP server or a webDAV
   enabled webserver. You can also use the calendar to subscribe to these
   events as well.

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 18:42:40 +0100
> From: Silvestre Zabala <silvestre.zabala@gmx.net>
> To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
> Subject: Bug#173795: RFP: mozilla-calendar -- Mozilla-based calendar
> Resent-Date: Fri, 20 Dec 2002 17:48:04 GMT
> Resent-From: Silvestre Zabala <silvestre.zabala@gmx.net>
> Resent-To: debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org
> Resent-cc: mozilla@packages.debian.org, wnpp@debian.org,
>    wnpp@packages.qa.debian.org
> Package: wnpp
> Version: N/A; reported 2002-12-20
> Severity: wishlist
> * Package name    : mozilla-calendar
>   Version         : 1.2?
>   Upstream Author : Mike Potter <mikep@oeone.com>
> * URL             : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/calendar/
> * License         : MPL
>   Description     : Mozilla-based calendar
> Its integrated into mozilla, depends on libical and is built by
> specifying MOZ_CALENDAR=1.
> Thanks in advance,
>   Silvestre Zabala
> --
> http://www.rzuser.uni-heidelberg.de/~szabala/

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