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Revision as of 20:29, 9 February 2008

Akonadi TODO

The following list contains the things which need to be done for Akonadi.


Status Item Description Contact
DONE Cache policies As discussed in Osnabrueck Volker <[email protected]>
IN PROGRESS Agent configuration As discussed in Osnabrueck Volker <[email protected]>
TO DO Item size Needed by Mailody [mailto: <>]
TO DO Item streaming in ItemSync/ResourceBase As discussed in Osnabrueck [mailto: <>]
TO DO API for additional item parts As discussed in Osnabruck [mailto: <>]
TO DO Infrastructure for showing additional dialogs from agents/resources As discussed in Osnabrueck [mailto: <>]
TO DO Allow to limit ItemFetchJob to current cache content Prevents search index feeder agents from downloading all remote data [mailto: <>]
TO DO Conflict detection in resources See Osnabrueck meeting notes for details [mailto: <>]
TO DO Fix API for item/collection modifications See Osnabrueck meeting notes for details [mailto: <>]
TO DO Remove DataReference Fold back into Item [mailto: <>]
TO DO Undo framework [mailto: <>]
TO DO Action framework see below <Volker?>
TO DO Server-side copy for items and collections [mailto: <>]
TO DO Finish collection model/view see below [mailto: <>]
TO DO Solid integration Switch online/offline state in ResourceBase automatically [mailto: <>]

Mail specific extensions

Status Item Description Contact
TO DO Extend model/view stuff for mails [mailto: <>]

Event/Todo/Journal specific extensions

Status Item Description Contact
TO DO Todo proxy model See KOrganizers To-Do view <Bruno?>

Resources, Agents and others

Status Item Description Contact
IN PROGRESS KResource Akonadi bridge for KCal and KABC Kevin <[email protected]>
TO DO Akonadi KResource bridge Kevin <[email protected]>
TO DO Expire Agent [mailto: <>]
TO DO MBOX Resource <Thomas>
TO DO Extend IMAP Resource [mailto: <>]
TO DO POP3 Resource <Thomas>
TO DO Filter Agent [mailto: <>]
TO DO Search [mailto: <>]
TO DO Filter Rule GUI Used by filters and searches [mailto: <>]

Akonadi Braindump

Ideas/notes etc. on various open issues in Akonadi.

Akonadi Standard Actions

Idea: Have something like KStandardAction for Akonadi that not only includes the representation of the action but also its state management and the actual operations. Like libakonadi that should be splitted into a generic, type-independent part and be extensible for type-specific actions. This will enable code sharing among many applications and guarantee consistent actions everywhere.

State management: watch selection models of a collection and/or item model.

Use KXMLGUI for context menus in standard views to allow easy extensibility with custom actions.

Generic actions:

  • new collection
  • new virtual collection
  • delete collection
  • copy collection
  • cut collection
  • paste collection
  • synchronize collection
  • show collection
  • delete item(s)
  • copy item(s)
  • cut item(s)
  • paste item(s)
  • paste native data
  • tag item(s)
  • comment item
  • rate item(s)

The list is definitely long enough to make this worthwhile.

Collection Model / Collection View

Ideas/missing features/bugs of the collection model/view:

  • Enable/disable status columns
  • Show status after the name (see KMail)
  • Size column
  • Save/restore layout
  • Custom collection icons (see KMail, also needed for resource defined special folders (eg. Inbox)
  • Status tooltips (see KMail in 3.5.9)
  • Quick search
  • Favorite folder view as proxy model on top of the normal collection model (FlatCollectionProxyModel might be helpful for there)

KMail Breakdown Plan

The current plan is to put some parts of KMail into a stand-alone library, independent of KMail. This increases code reuse (for example, the message composer could be shared with Mailody) and makes the code a lot easier to maintain and to port to Akonadi.

Status Item Description Contact
TO DO Bodypart formatters [mailto: <>]
TO DO Reader Window [mailto: <>]
TO DO Composer: Editor [mailto: <>]
TO DO Composer: Message Composer [mailto: <>]
TO DO Composer: GUI Window [mailto: <>]
TO DO Queue Manager for mailtransport [mailto: <>]
TO DO Templates: Core [mailto: <>]
TO DO Templates: GUI [mailto: <>]
TO DO Port KMCommands [mailto: <>]
TO DO Port away from KMMessage and KMFolder* everywhere it is left [mailto: <>]
TO DO Migration application for index and other config [mailto: <>]
TO DO Port MDNs [mailto: <>]

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