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From: Wes Hardaker <wjhns209@hardakers.net>
To: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-contacts or bbdb?
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:05:07 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0l7h3yff7g.fsf@wjh.hardakers.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87obxbt78o.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (Eric Abrahamsen's message of "Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:21:11 +0800")

>>>>> On Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:21:11 +0800, Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> said:

EA> As Rasmus mentioned, if you use BBDB you should get version 3, it's
EA> significantly better than the previous version. There's a slow movement
EA> towards better import/export functions, which I think has been one of
EA> the major gripes about BBDB in the past (there are probably more I'm not
EA> aware of).

BBDB is great, though I haven't switched to BBDB3 yet because of
incompatible changes I haven't looked into yet.

I actually would like to use org-contacts because I think the editable
form is significantly nicer than bbdb's.  BBDB is great, but you can't
go mess with the database easily.  EG, with BBDB if one area gets a new
area code you can't go quickly search/replace for all records replacing
111 with 222.  With org-contacts it's a simple search/replace edit.

Note I wrote a bbdb to org-contacts converter:


But what I really want is a bi-directional sync, of course...

Wes Hardaker                                     
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  reply	other threads:[~2011-10-21 17:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2011-10-20 21:54 org-contacts or bbdb? Peter Münster
2011-10-20 23:18 ` Rasmus
2011-10-21  7:57   ` henry atting
2011-10-21  2:21 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2011-10-21 17:05   ` Wes Hardaker [this message]
2011-10-21 17:44     ` Sebastien Vauban
2011-10-23  9:36   ` Peter Münster
2011-10-24 14:46     ` Wes Hardaker

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