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|Name=The Insidious Big Brother Database
 
|Name=The Insidious Big Brother Database
 
|Short description=Contact management utility for Emacs
 
|Short description=Contact management utility for Emacs
|Full description=The Insidious Big Brother Database (BBDB) is a contact management utility for use with GNU Emacs and XEmacs. It can hook into Emacs-based mail- and news-readers and automatically collect information on messages therein.
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|Full description=BBDB is the Insidious Big Brother Database for [[GNU Emacs]]. It provides an address book for email and snail mail addresses, phone numbers and the like. It can be linked with various Emacs mail clients (Rmail, Gnus, VM, [[mu4e]]). BBDB is fully customizable.
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BBDB recently went through a major re-write which has been released as BBDB 3. BBDB 3 is fully compatible with GNU Emacs 23 and 24 (but not with older versions of GNU Emacs nor -so far- with Xemacs).
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|Homepage URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb/
 
|User level=none
 
|User level=none
|Status=Live
 
 
|Component programs=netscape,News/Mail,interface,program
 
|Component programs=netscape,News/Mail,interface,program
|Homepage URL=http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/
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|VCS checkout command=git clone git://git.savannah.nongnu.org/bbdb.git
|VCS checkout command=:pserver:anonymous@cvs.bbdb.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/bbdb
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|Computer languages=Emacs Lisp
 
|Computer languages=Emacs Lisp
 
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML form http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/bbdb.html; user manual included in TexInfo format
 
|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML form http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/bbdb.html; user manual included in TexInfo format
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
 
|Related projects=BBclone,Emacs
 
|Related projects=BBclone,Emacs
 
|Keywords=email,database,News,USENET,XEmacs,contact management,Big Brother. Emacs
 
|Keywords=email,database,News,USENET,XEmacs,contact management,Big Brother. Emacs
|Is GNU=n
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|Version identifier=3.1.1
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2014/03/12
|Last review date=2003-03-28
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|Version status=stable
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|Version download=http://download.savannah.gnu.org/releases/bbdb/bbdb-3.1.1.tar.gz
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|Last review by=Genium
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|Last review date=2014/03/14
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
|Submitted date=2011-04-01
|Version identifier=2.34
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|Status=
|Version date=2002-01-15
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|Is GNU=No
|Version status=stable
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|License verified date=2001-03-05
|Version download=http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/bbdb-2.34.tar.gz
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{{Project license
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|License=GPLv2orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-03-05
 
|License verified date=2001-03-05
|Version comment=2.34 stable released on 2002-01-15
 
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
|Role=Maintainer
 
 
|Real name=Waider
 
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|Email=waider@waider.ie
 
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|Resource URL=http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bbdb.git
 
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|Resource URL=https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=bbdb
 
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Latest revision as of 03:17, 31 July 2014

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The Insidious Big Brother Database

https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb/
BBDB is the Insidious Big Brother Database for GNU Emacs. It provides an address book for email and snail mail addresses, phone numbers and the like. It can be linked with various Emacs mail clients (Rmail, Gnus, VM, mu4e). BBDB is fully customizable.

BBDB recently went through a major re-write which has been released as BBDB 3. BBDB 3 is fully compatible with GNU Emacs 23 and 24 (but not with older versions of GNU Emacs nor -so far- with Xemacs).

Documentation

User manual available in HTML form http://bbdb.sourceforge.net/bbdb.html; user manual included in TexInfo format


Download

Download version 3.1.1 (stable)
released on 12 March 2014

VCS Checkout

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey5 March 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Waider Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bbdb.git
Developer Bug Tracking https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=bbdb
Help E-mail mailto:bbdb-announce@lists.surceforge.net
Developer,Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bbdb-info


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build Emacs
Weak prerequisite Reportmail
Weak prerequisite gnuserv
Weak prerequisite Gnus
Required to use Emacs v. 19.34 or later
Weak prerequisite VM
Required to use XEmacs v. 19.16 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 14 March 2014.



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