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Re: Unity Calendar application


Charles thank you for the reply, even though (my opinion) having evolution
in current state is better than nothing, based on my experience it is a bad
environment to work in:

I added two events in google calendar one before the pc boot and one after
it. The one which was added before the boot it managed to sync it, it could
not sync the second one. however the bigger problem is that sure it showed
a small popup as an alarm but I was hoping for something more ,,alarming"
like sound or something that would make me pay more attention to it. plus
not being able to check the description of the even from the calendar menu
is a problem at least for me.

One might say but windows does not has the same function! and the will be
correct W8.1 has a separate app for this but why should unity be emulating
something ?

Thank you for your time

On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 4:58 PM, Charles Kerr <charles.kerr@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

>  Hi Levan,
> Thanks for the feedback.
> As you said, the indicator isn't intended to have this kind of
> functionality
> on its own; rather, it's a view to events created by other apps.
> The indicator relies on evolution-data-server for those events, but
> you don't have to use the Evolution application to create them.
> For example, SyncEvolution can be used to pull data from non-EDS sources.
> On Ubuntu Touch, targeted apps like the clock, calendar, and reminders apps
> are already doing the use cases you described.
> Charles
> On 04/25/2015 12:44 AM, Levan Chelidze wrote:
>  Dear ubuntu devs and fabulous ubuntu community.
> ​
>   Few days ago I needed an Calendar application on ubuntu, so I as any
> other person would do I *clicked on the time in my top panel *which
> revealed the *calendar* now I selected the date I was *interested in* and
> started *left clicking on it*, as you might guessed nothing happened and
> that is when I found out that ubuntu calendar is just I calendar, I can't
> even add an alarm clock to it.
>  So what I am suggesting is to *add some functions to this calendar*, I
> am not even talking about complex functions like syncing with online
> calendar ( although that would be nice) I am talking about *basic
> functions like on specific date you selected you can add text and an alarm
> notification*.
> If you want to make a suggestion like: install evolution, well I did and
> it is heavy on the resources, now I have to email clients an my pc
> (Thunderbird and evolution) and most of it's functions did not work I could
> not force it to play sound when the event would come.
>  So please add functions to this calendar,
>  Thank you for your time.
> Best regards
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