support for (my)sql backend for address book, direct address book additions

RESOLVED EXPIRED

Status

SeaMonkey
MailNews: Address Book & Contacts
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enhancement
RESOLVED EXPIRED
16 years ago
13 years ago

People

(Reporter: David Uhlman, Assigned: racham)

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Description

16 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3) Gecko/20030312

My understanding is that the (my)sql code already exists in XPCOM and related
APIs. It would be extremely useful for smaller companies to be able to use mysql
as a backend for the address book. A vital feature would be the ability to let
users create entries in the (my)sql address book that could be shared with other
users directly from the mail news client. I would be happy to create a db schema
and provide other logistical support. I am not familiar enough with the moz
codebase to do the coding my self. 

My company is now routinely deploying mozilla to small companies and this is the
#1 requested feature.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
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Product: Browser → Seamonkey
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 13 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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