[jp] Possible to jpilot-dump a ContactsDB?

Nicholas Piper nick-moongroup at nickpiper.co.uk
Mon Sep 21 15:20:09 EDT 2009

On Tue, 15 Sep 2009, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-09-15 at 10:23 +0100, Nicholas Piper wrote:
> > Ng,
> > 
> > On Mon, 14 Sep 2009, Ng Oon-Ee wrote:
> > 
> > > Is it possible to use jpilot-dump on a ContactsDB database? Wish to
> > > script a regular export of my jpilot contact list (which is in a
> > > ContactsDB, from my Centro) to evolution, the rest of the scripting is
> > > easy (basically string adjustment using sed), but I still have to
> > > manually export a csv from jpilot instead of being able to just use
> > > jpilot-dump as I can for memos and calendars.
> > 
> > You can do this from Python, if you got jppy working. (I'm the author
> > of jppy, and it's been a little broken recently.)
> > 
> > Here's an example, using the current Jppy API. Older versions are a
> > tiny bit different as they don't have an 'environment' object.

> Ah, first I've heard of jppy. I'll try it out when I get a block of time
> to. Unfortunately no binaries of it here in Arch, so first thing I have
> to do is get it installed =).
> Thanks. Is jppy still being worked on?

On and off - it does what I need at the moment. I'm not spending much
time on it (for example, writing the Calendaring GUI) because I don't
know where I really want to take that. Since the end of PalmOS, I'm a
bit lost - like everyone - with where to go...


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