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jc

Charlie,

Congratulations on the relaunch. I am synching as I type this. As many have already said, this is type of service was high on my wish list. Thanks and looking forward to 1.0.

One modest suggestion -- I notice that sychning is taking a bit of time, and I realize that there really isn't any need to synch events between calendars that are in the past. What's most important is those events in the future. An optional setting for "only future events" may also help with your initial spikes in server load.

Thanks again!

Joe

Dan

Wow! This is a service I've been wanting for a while. You've done a great job with it. One very minor (and silly) suggestion... the menu bar status icon doesn't turn blue when it is clicked on, unlike every other menu bar item I've encountered. Obviously this has no effect on functionality, but it makes the Spanning Sync item feel a little out of place. I'm sure it wouldn't be too hard to fix this.

Other than that, no complaints! It's been working flawlessly for me so far.

arne

great tool,
thanks for reopening the public beta.
this tool is the one, which i'm looking for since i'm a mac user. :)

thanks.
arne

Charlie Wood

Dan,

Good eye! We had never noticed that. We'll fix that in the next release. In fact, there will be a brand new icon in the next release. It's caused quite a bit of controversy in the (virtual) halls of Spanning Sync, Inc., but I think you'll like it.

Joe,

We've considered offering an option to only sync future events, but decided to take a more "purist" approach, a decision for which our servers are paying dearly. :-) But that's their lot in life--they were made to suffer.

Regards,
Charlie

Steven Wilshire

Thanks for reopening your product, MANY Apple users are going to love this and like us, don't mind paying for a quality product. Again thanks, your hardwork will pay off. :)

Eric

Just a question, but why does information processed by your servers? Why cant it all be done on the client side? It seams odd to me that it sends my information to you first.

Julius Firl

Hello!
Thanks for this app! Two days i've searched such an application! thanks, thanks, thanks!

http://blog.auri-media.de/?p=48

Greetings from Germany!
Julius

oneman

If I create a new Google Calender I have to delete my password and then put it back again. Otherwise the new calender doesn't appear in Spanning Sync.

Charlie Wood

Oneman,

You can also quit System Preferences and reopen it. Maybe we should have a "refresh calendars" button?

Thanks,
Charlie

mM

great !!

but I am not able to obtain in my local ical new events in the google calendar...

tried to quit everything to refresh... but still not working

thanks again

Oskar

Great software! It was worth waiting for!

How about using Growl for notifications such as 'sync successful' etc?

Peder

Can´t seem to get it to work. I tried syncronizing several calendars but it doesn´t work at all

lincoln Rozelle

this is amazing! Thanks so much. Do you know of anything like this for windows as well?

James Birchfield

Growl support would be cool...

BTW, I love the candid description of beta software in your post. Hopefully people will understand it and not rip into you if anything happens to their data.

Great stuff!

Birch

Sergio

I cant sync my google calendar wit iCal. Tried everything but it doesnt work :(

Alex

Hi everyone-

For those of you having problems, see if you can get it to work by creating a new calendar in Google Calendar and a new calendar in iCal - to test of course -
I've noticed that when I started with my existing calendar that things weren't syncing... but after I created a new one on both ends and getting it to work, it then worked on my old one. (Maybe it was just me, but it is worth a shot).
I've noticed that sometimes it is easier to start "fresh" -
just a tip from one tester to another...

ndtwc

So good to have it back!
And your possible bugs scared me!

Sergio

im afraid its something related with power pc. It doesnt sync with my g5 but it does correctly with the macbook pro. Im just guessing :)

dervau

great program!

works great, no beta-ness detectable here..

Ben

PuterSaurus: I had that error. Turned out that the timezone wasn't set correctly. Try setting the global timezone and also the timezone in your calendars and this should allow you to login. Charlie is working on a more descriptive error message.

mani

Wow, it's great! Thank you guys for your work. It works with no errors.

Markus

Here on a G4 Powerbook I've installed the b12. However, when I press SYNC nothing happens at all, even though I have logged into google account and selected the items to sync. No error message.

FooBear

calendar syncing that requires a server. Yawn. Next.

ptc

Nothing better happen to my stuff, man...

: )

Enjoying the new program, thanks. Any idea when the fully reliable, non-beta version will be ready, and how much will it cost? Since it's on a server, is it going to be an annual fee?

Any plans for Google address book/ Mac Addressbook syncing?

Can't this guy just shut up and enjoy it as it is?

Psychicboom

Great new program, found the article rather amusing!

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