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From: Wes Hardaker <wjhns209@hardakers.net>
To: "Peter Münster" <pmlists@free.fr>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-contacts or bbdb?
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2011 07:46:10 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <0lmxcqzbv1.fsf@wjh.hardakers.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <871uu4rqwa.fsf@micropit.couberia.bzh> ("Peter Münster"'s message of "Sun, 23 Oct 2011 11:36:21 +0200")

>>>>> On Sun, 23 Oct 2011 11:36:21 +0200, pmlists@free.fr (Peter Münster) said:

>> 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.

PM> But you can open the bbdb-file and do the replacement there, can't
PM> you?

As a database, elisp dumps don't seem safe to edit.  Yes you can, but
the likely hood of running into other conflicts are problematic (IE,
matching just the number 111 in just the area-code field when there is
no easy near-by matching string to anchor a regexp against).
Wes Hardaker                                     
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      reply	other threads:[~2011-10-24 14:46 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
2011-10-21 17:44     ` Sebastien Vauban
2011-10-23  9:36   ` Peter Münster
2011-10-24 14:46     ` Wes Hardaker [this message]

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