[RCD] Add a field to contacts table to reflect the contact source

A.L.E.C alec at alec.pl
Sat Jan 7 17:21:18 CET 2012

On 01/07/2012 01:58 PM, Thomas Bruederli wrote:

> Regarding the feature request in ticket
> http://trac.roundcube.net/ticket/1488294 I'd like to discuss the proposed
> change here. While I totally understand the concern about copying the
> complete data structure for contacts and groups for every plugin which adds
> a new address source to Roundcube, I still fear that such a change will
> make it harder for the core development to deploy changes to these tables
> once 3rd party components also make use of it. We'd like to stay autonomous
> and our only concern should be to keep the plugin API backwards compatible.
> In my opinion, every plugin which doesn't directly operate on the internal
> address book data should build up it's very own storage. If it's a remote
> address book for example, one could make use of the new rcube_cache class
> to maintain a local copy in order speedup reading and writing. But maybe
> I'm wrong with this...

I think the same. Also our UI doesn't allow cross-source groups.

Aleksander 'A.L.E.C' Machniak
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