On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 14:22 +0100, Michael Meeks wrote: > What I'd love to see instead, is a one-shot migration to a simple plain > text, authoritative file with the contacts and then (perhaps) optionally > a binary cache I guess. But for the volume of data there, presumably > slurping it and grokking it with some small / simple piece of code would > be rather more efficient. Ultimately contact searches are in response to > user-input, so we have loads of time to do work there.
vCard would seem like the obvious choice of file formats here, perhaps with in-memory file-offset indices by name and email address? I'm curious: what was the rationale for using a database for local address books in the first place? Matt _______________________________________________ Evolution-hackers mailing list Evolutionemail@example.com http://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/evolution-hackers