On Wed, 2018-04-04 at 00:50 +0000, home user via users wrote:
Since Mozilla first made Lightning built in to Thunderbird, and I
learned the appointments, etc. I put there are stored locally rather than somewhere on the
internet, I've been using that for all reminders, scheduling, etc. So I have no
direct use for what the evolution-data-server is providing. Is evolution-data-server
also providing anything "under the hood"? ...like interprocess communication,
communication between processes and the kernel, or other things not visible to me? I
wouldn't want to "hit myself" with Joe's "Big Hammer",
whatever that is.
As I said already, evolution-data-server does provide various services
in a Gnome desktop, not just for Evolution.
You might want to ask further on the Evolution mailing list, where
you're likely to get more informed answers. See: