[MlMt] address book carddav support

hellyesvoodoopsychicguy at gmail.com hellyesvoodoopsychicguy at gmail.com
Wed Mar 16 12:54:39 UTC 2011

great work. thank you.

hopefully the api gets public sometime soon.


On Mar 16, 2011, at 1:40 PM, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:

> On 15 Mar 2011, at 23:05, hellyesvoodoopsychicguy at gmail.com wrote:
>> right now mailmate does not seem to support to read contacts from address book that are stored on a caldav server!
> I tried a CardDav server and I was able to reproduce the problem (no completion of addresses). Unfortunately the problem is that Apple Mail uses a private API. The following from stackoverflow includes a quote from an Apple engineer on this subject:
> 	http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2881468/create-abperson-records-in-a-shared-carddav-10-6-server-hosted-addressbook
> I have looked at the private API and after some experimentation I can make it work for both completion and for the “Address Panel”. Now I just need to decide whether I want MailMate to become an application which uses private APIs... I'll probably include the “feature” for now, but be aware that this is going to be an unsupported feature, that is, it may be removed again.
> I have not tested it, but it should work for any kind of account in the Address Book (CardDav, Exchange, and LDAP).
> Kind regards,
> Benny
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