bbdb: Ability to read, write, and modify BBDB files

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BBDB (http:/savannah.nongnu.orgprojectsbbdb) is a contact management utility that can be used with emacs. It stores its data internally as a lisp expression. This module parses the lisp and provides some convenience functions to get at and manipulate the data all from within Haskell. See the hackage docs for usage and examples.

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Versions [RSS] 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.4, 0.5, 0.6, 0.6.1, 0.8
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Dependencies base (>=3 && <=5), parsec (>=3) [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Copyright Henry Laxen
Author Henry Laxen
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Uploaded by HenryLaxen at 2017-12-14T13:22:56Z
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.8, NixOS:0.8, Stackage:0.8
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Downloads 6881 total (21 in the last 30 days)
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Status Docs available [build log]
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Readme for bbdb-0.8

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A relatively primitive (but working) Haskell library to read and write BBDB (Insidious Big Brother Database) files. One major goal was to be able to have the following be the identity function:

d <- readBBDB "/path/to/.bbdb"
-- d is now a Haskell data type
writeFile (asLisp d) "path/to/copy-of-.bbdb"

Because of this goal, the interface is based on lists, and tends to be a lot of work to get to the actual data you are looking for. Sorry about that.