[Dev] Chandler as Moz AddressBook?

David Bienvenu bienvenu at nventure.com
Wed Mar 3 22:29:06 PST 2004


Yes, you need to build PyConnect, which I don't believe is built by 
default...so it's a standard Moz build, plus building pyconnnect.

- David

Bill Seitz wrote:

> Would that require a custom build of Moz?
>
> I'll let you know if/when I'm ready to give that a try...
>
> thx
>
> David Bienvenu wrote:
>
>> It's fairly trivial to access the Mozilla address book from Python, 
>> if you set up PyConnect ...
>>
>> I did some work to show you can drive the whole Mozilla mailnews 
>> backend from Python.  Accessing the Mozilla address book code is even 
>> easier. I  think there are some documents posted on the OSAF web-site 
>> about how I drove the Mozilla mailnews backend from Python.  I can 
>> show you how to do something similar for just the address book if 
>> you're interested.
>>
>> - David
>>
>> Bill Seitz wrote:
>>
>>> Has anyone explored the idea of Chandler plugging in as the address 
>>> book for Mozilla?
>>>
>>> It's easy to turn address entries into mailto links. But you really 
>>> need all the other stuff:
>>> * spam whitelist
>>> * rightclick AddToAddressBook
>>>
>>> etc
>>>
>>> I'm less interested in (waiting for) Chandler to become a full email 
>>> client.
>>
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