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|Short description=Contact management utility for Emacs
 
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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). BBDB is fully customizable.
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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.
  
 
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).
 
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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The Insidious Big Brother Database

https://savannah.nongnu.org/projects/bbdb/
Contact management utility for Emacs

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
License:GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey5 March 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Waider Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bbdb.git
DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=bbdb
HelpE-mailmailto:bbdb-announce@lists.surceforge.net
Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/bbdb-info


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Weak prerequisitegnuserv
Weak prerequisiteGnus
Required to useEmacs v. 19.34 or later
Weak prerequisiteVM
Required to useXEmacs v. 19.16 or later
Required to buildEmacs
Weak prerequisiteReportmail

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



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