2016-12-12 17:35:30 UTC
I like Macs. I have several pieces of Mac hardware. I like and until
recently used and needed the capability of the various Mac OSs to
maintain notes, contacts and calendars across several devices (to
assist the care of a relative that has recently passed... lists of
medicines, notes from appointments, phone numbers of medical providers
and insurance and calendar appointments shared with multiple people).
I am about to enter a phase of life where I may not be able to
afford expensive devices. My home is unix and that's where I'll
return. I *really* like the ability to have calendars, contacts and
notes across multiple platforms. If I do not have Macs how can I
recreate this functionality? As far as a protocol I have that of
IMAPS as a means of storing and retrieving multiple "items".
Any thoughts about a different protocol or a different/better way
to go about this? One of my children has recently said that the
Google universe would provide all I'm looking for (except the way
to send SMS messages from your laptop through your phone? (not
I may have to write all the software myself for this. I know in
mutt(1) I can edit email messages on an imap server, so that's part
of the problem.
I'll cross post this query to multiple usenet groups as I find them.