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The Insidious Big Brother Database

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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  •  15 Jan 2002 21:47

Release Notes: Aside from the usual collection of minor bugfixes and tweaks, the new version features a rewritten completion function which consolidates all the old bits and pieces, and a new customisable layout.

  •  04 Mar 2001 18:42

Release Notes: This release adds context menu and fontlocking for GNU Emacs and many small bugfixes based on user feedback.

  •  30 Jan 2001 06:12

    Release Notes: This is the first release of BBDB in two years. Its main new features are a new database format with better support for non-US addresses, provision for multiple records with the same name, autoconf build system, support for merging databases, many bugfixes, and an assortment of minor hacks.


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