The bbdb package

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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 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
Copyright Henry Laxen
Author Henry Laxen
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Uploaded Thu Dec 14 13:22:56 UTC 2017 by HenryLaxen
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.8, NixOS:0.8, Stackage:0.8, openSUSE:0.8
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Status Docs available [build log]
Last success reported on 2017-12-14 [all 1 reports]
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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.