[desktop] Calendar page

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at ubuntu.com
Thu Mar 17 15:18:15 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-17 15:48, Mark Guthart wrote:
> Know this is cutting things close, but I am looking at this currently
> and making some modifications.


> A question...
> I presume that some level of Evolution integration still exists as the
> Time & Date settings still display the Coming events from Evolution
> Calendar checkbox. (By default this is checked but also grayed out if
> Evolution is not installed).

Yes, I suppose you still have the option to install Evolution and enable
the integration that way instead of using Calendar

> In the build I am running (a clean install), Evolution is no longer
> included as a package in the Software area. Unless this is added before
> final release, the assumption would be that a user would have to search
> the internet for it, install it manually, etc.

No, I think it's still in the Ubuntu archive, but it has been moved from
"main" to "universe", which means that Canonical has no responsibility
for further maintenance.

> I would like to propose that the entire Evolution text be removed and
> replaced with a few simple steps on launching and navigating to the
> Calendar application.

That's my idea as well.

> I would also like to propose that a simple sentence for Evolution be
> included. Something to merely say that additional integration is
> available through the Evolution application, which may be installed
> separately. (Or something to that affect).

Sure, mentioning Evolution as an option is fine IMO. But only if it's
really still available in the archive. (I'm not in Xenial right now.)

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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