Is there such a thing as a "standard" contacts book?

Mihamina Rakotomandimby mihamina at
Sat Jul 9 17:36:45 UTC 2011

> On Sat, 09 Jul 2011 18:28:34 +0100
> David Fletcher <dave at> wrote:

> Now, what I would love to see is a solution that I can run locally on
> my server that does the same goodness for an address book as maildir
> and IMAP has done for my email. For instance, I don't think I have any
> particular objection to using Thunderbird for email, but I was only
> able with reasonable ease to transfer my contacts from kmail to
> Evolution.

Use an LDAP directory: looking for "LDAP Thuderdird" or "LDAP
Evolution" then "LDAP setup address book" would be a beginning.

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