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Subject [Db-derby Wiki] Update of "PersonalInformationManagers" by DonaldMcLean
Date Thu, 08 Jun 2006 18:47:15 GMT
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http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/PersonalInformationManagers

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  One primary justification for pims is to integrate information that comes from different
sources and to allow users to organize that infomation in ways that they find more convenient.
For example, if you have a project that you are working on, the email related to that project,
the contact information for the people working on it and the calendar entries for its milestones
could all show up on the main page for that project.
  
+ = pim references =
+ 
+ A discussion of pims in the Derby user mailing list produced several good references.
+ 
+ There are quite a few pim projects on SourceForge:
+ 
+ http://sourceforge.net/search/?type_of_search=soft&words=pim
+ 
+ LifeDrive: http://www.palm.com/us/products/mobilemanagers/lifedrive/
+ 
+ Who is working on pims (July 2003): http://www.iis.ee.ic.ac.uk/~rick/pim.htm
+ 
  = Shortcomings of traditional pims =
  
  It's easy to buy into the "x is an object" approach. If a contact is an object then there
is a contact class and the contact has a name field, home and work phone numbers and an email
address.

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