[PLUG] Maintaining a global address book

Arun Khan knura at yahoo.com
Sat Jan 5 11:20:20 PST 2008


On Saturday 05 Jan 2008, Arun Khan wrote:
> On Saturday 05 Jan 2008, Devendra Laulkar wrote:
> > Is there any FOSS software that can do it ? Nothing
> > fancy required - just phone no, email address & name.
>
> Off the cuff, LDAP is what comes to mind.  Pls. let us know if you
> find something else.
>
> > I am looking for something that can be deployed on a
> > website. I think with LDAP it can be done, but it is
> > exceeding complex for a simple requirement.
>
> Assuming LDAP is the only option, are there web hosting companies
> that provide such a feature i.e. directory service in their "low"
> cost packages?

Browsing the ubuntu packages via synaptic, came across packages 
addresses.framework,
addresses-goodies-for-gnustep,
addressmanager.app
addressview.framework

The goodies package has an addressbook server - these might provide the 
functionality the OP was looking for.

-- Arun Khan



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