Kdepim - Components - Storage Back-end

Storage Back-end

Along with the KDE 4 life cycle, Kontact moves to Akonadi for storing its data, when in the past every Kontact component implemented the storage technologies itself. Akonadi is currently mostly developed by the KDE PIM team, but its design is done in an agnostic way and thus not depending on KDE technologies.

The first KDE 4 release of Kontact was officially shipped with KDE 4.1. That release did not use Akonadi. Since then the Kontact components have been gradually migrating towards Akonadi. The first stable version of KDE PIM using Akonadi has been released together with KDE 4.6.4 in June 2011.

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