[jp] PIM capabilities in Android/Maemo compared to PalmOS

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 19:06:49 EDT 2011


On Thu, Jun 2, 2011 at 4:07 AM, Ski Kacoroski <kacoroski at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On 06/01/2011 11:38 AM, James E. LaBarre wrote:
>>
>> On 06/01/2011 12:35 PM, Ski Kacoroski wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I have made the change to Android (epic 4g with physical keyboard) and
>>> for me it has been good. The one thing I gave up is local sync to linux
>>> (I have to sync to palm desktop running in a windows 7 vm on top of my
>>> linux os). Other than that I can:
>>
>> Sorry, but that would be a dealbreaker to me. If I cannot maintain my
>> data and sync *LOCALLY*, I'm not interested. I have the PDA and computer
>> 2' apart; why should I have to send my data all the way across the world
>> just to send it back to my own location? And, seeing as you more often
>> than not have to pay some outrageous fees for the "privilege" of being
>> inconvenienced, I'm not interested in the WPiAndrods of the world.
>
> James, I think you misunderstood me.  I am syncing locally via wifi over a
> local subnet between my android and laptop.  I could use a usb cable, but I
> find it easier to use wifi.  The data doesn't go beyond the local router.  I
> am not syncing via the cloud.
>
> cheers,
>
> ski

On syncing, would it not be possible just to use syncevolution's
server capability and an Android SyncML implementation? Am getting a
Galaxy S2 next month when its released locally (Malaysia), looking
forward to play with this 'mini-computer' =)



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