Re: [NTLK] Idea for Newt Sync development

From: eric a . Farris (
Date: Mon Mar 11 2002 - 08:24:14 EST

On Fri, Mar 08, 2002 at 04:46:30PM -0500, Bryce Lynch wrote:
> On Fri, 8 Mar 2002, eric a . Farris wrote:
> > In addition, i would like to judge the potential audience for a
> > newtonlink client for Linux/*Nix that could sync through ethertalk/tcp.
> You'd have the interest of a few people in Pittsburgh.

cool. what desktop organizer would be of more interest? i am still going
back and forth between KDE and GNOME, so i use both Korganizer and

It will be very slow going, as i'm just doing this in the three minutes
a week of spare time that i have, and it's been years since i've written
any code of more than a couple-hundred lines. But ethersync would rock,
and that's my motivation. that, and giving back to both the Newton and
Linux communities, to which i owe so much.

> > could Sloup be modiffied to talk on the ether?
> Taken out of context, this is an interesting quote - may I put it in a
> quotes file?

sure. you might want to correct my mispelling of 'modified,' tho. :)

eric a. Farris
Systems Administrator
UMCES, Appalachian Laboratory

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