KDE Personal Information Manager

JUL
18
2013

Memory usage improvements for 4.11

The other day I went to buy a DDR stick but the shop was closed so the only solution was to sit down and fix some memory hungry applications ;).

These will be in 4.11:

* Fixed a bug where maildir resource would use 1 or 2GB when importing large folders.

* Fixed a bug where mixedmaildir resource would also use 1 or 2GB.
(Thanks to Martin Steigerwald for providing a a 77k e-mail folder).

* akonadiserver wasn't clearing uneeded query caches. Saved 65MB here.

OCT
17
2012

Three days in Berlin (or improving the pim user experience)

Last weekend I've met with some of our old timer KDEPIM developers and some of the newer ones who are interested in KDEPIM or related technologies in the KDAB offices in Berlin.
Being a KDAB employee for a few years already (wow, time is passing quickly), the place was familiar, the people looked familiar. The foosball table was slightly familiar, although some players changed their dresses in order to spread confusion inside the visitor's heads. That is the only reason we've lost against locals with 5-0, 5-0.

OCT
5
2012

kdepim-4.4 with kolab (problem and solution)

My wife's assistant uses KMail (obviously) and KOrganizer (for a Kolab shared calendar).
To spare her from akonadi trouble, I installed OpenSuse-11.4 for her, which comes with KDEPIM 4.4.

MAR
26
2012

GSOC: Enhance our workspace experience

Since so many students have already shown interest in working for KDE during this years Google Summer of Code, with some already having started to send in first drafts of their proposals, I thought I'd a bit of advertising for a specific idea. Well "my" idea :)

It has been mostly ignored so far, i.e. not getting a lot of obvious attention, probably because it is "hidden" in the KDE PIM section and not listed in one of the section that guarantee eternal fame.

MAR
26
2012

Can trigger actions

Taxonomy upgrade extras:

FEB
15
2012

KDEPIM Git Resource

KDEPIM Git Resource

You can now monitor any git repository with KMail. Commits will appear as e-mails in the message list.

KMail configuration:

Resource configuration:

FEB
13
2012

A very productive KDEPIM meeting in Osnabrück

After 6 years of absence, I participated again in a KDEPIM meeting, to fix some issues in Akonadi in order to improve my daily life :-)

Here's a report of what I did:

Fixed: "incomplete collection" error in mixedmailresource (bug 285973)
Fixed: mixedmaildir resource can lose email when changing message flags (bug 289428)
Fixed: Assert in imap resource when resuming work after going offline (bug 291810)
Fixed: cancelling mail check doesn't really work (two different bugs)

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