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About the addressbook

AddressBook is a simple vCard based addressbook for Emacs.

It is similar to the insidious big brother database, but instead of using a custom format for data storage, it uses the standard vCard format to maintain contacts data.

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Getting it

CVS repository

The addressbook CVS module is in the savannah addressbook repository. To get a checkout of the latest sources write the following line in a terminal:

      cvs -d co addressbook

Interaction with other modes

Timothy Stotts integrated abook search capabilities in mh-e. You can get it from here.


The development of the AddressBook is hosted in the savannah addressbook project.

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