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Re: [Nmh-workers] MH and Google contacts

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] MH and Google contacts
Date: Sat, 04 Jul 2009 11:33:50 -0700

Earl Hood <address@hidden> wrote:

> On July 4, 2009 at 10:43, Bill Wohler wrote:
> > I'd like to start synchronizing my MH aliases with the contacts in my
> > phone and Google contacts.
> > 
> > Has anyone given any thought to this?
> Looks like Google has a CSV format that can import/export, so
> some little scripting can be done to map MH aliases into Google
> contacts and vice-versa.
> To determine what the CSV format is, just do an export of
> your Google contacts to it to figure it out.

That shouldn't be too hard and would be a good start. Thanks.

However, my real need is to go in the other direction. In MH-E, you can
run `M-x mh-alias-grab-from-field to add an alias for the current sender
to your aliases file. So I have a lot of aliases that need to be added
to existing contacts or have new contacts created for them.

Looks like there is an HTTP/XML protocol defined:


Cool, they also have a Java API defined:


Please let me know if you're further along than I am so I don't rebuild
this wheel :-).

Bill Wohler <address@hidden>  http://www.newt.com/wohler/  GnuPG ID:610BD9AD

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