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Palm-capable web-based groupware app?


While CityDesk is a very nice application to build weblogs, I'm currently looking for ASP groupware applications (ie. running on a web server) that supports syncing with Palms, so that users can work on their PDA while on the road, and sync up with the groupware app when they're back at the office.

Any such tool out there, preferably open-source and running on *nix? I know of some like Zope, PhPGrouware or PHProjekt, but none seems to have come up with a client-based applet to connect a PDA with the groupware on the server.


Frederic Faure
Friday, June 14, 2002

Hum, a launching point for a bunch of solutions can be found at plams site: check out

Albert D. Kallal
Saturday, June 15, 2002

I'm on my way. Thx for the tip!


Frederic Faure
Saturday, June 15, 2002 openACS  might fit the bill.

One of the companies that develops on the platform is working on dotLRN  which is already available in useable alpha. One of the goals with dotLRN is to allow events to be "imported to Outlook, so that each user selects what is synched to the PDA calendar." Should not be too long a stretch to develop your own custom modules to synch with a pda.

Another company has also opened the work it did in the UK, getting openACS to talk to mobile phones via SMS.

The core platform is totally sound, and in active development.

Monday, June 17, 2002

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