[Svn] LDAP Contact Modification
roundcube at gmail.com
Fri Apr 11 18:44:37 CEST 2008
richs at whidbey.net wrote:
> Hi all,
> We're planning (internally) to change the way LDAP address books behave
> in Roundcube, by permitting users to modify their contacts. This way
> the address book can be updated and shared with desktop clients.
> There are several ways to do this.
> A. Add an "Import from LDAP" and "Export to LDAP" button, allowing
> someone to synchronize MySQL with LDAP at will.
I don't see a reason for that if you can access the LDAP directly from
> B. Provide the option to replace the MySQL address book with LDAP. This
> way only one address book would be seen and modifiable.
This depends on C. + requires a config option to disable the local address
> C. Simply make LDAP modifyable as-is. This appears to be the approach
> being taken in Thunderbird 3.0.
The rcube_ldap class actually implements the interface defined by the
rcube_contacts class. The write-methods are currently empty (I didn't know
much about LDAP then and I still don't). Implementing these methods would
be the first step.
> In case I missed it, has anyone worked on this so far? Justin if you're
> still on the list, is this something you might have already thought up?
I don't think so.
> In a related question, has anyone worked on the Import/Export address
> book feature (since September 2007 or so?).
I guess not so far.
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