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Rolo keeps track of contacts and displays with a text-based menu. It strives to be a well-constructed tool for complementing text-based email programs. It utilizes the vCard version 3.0 format for storing its contacts and interfaces with the end-user through an NCurses front-end.

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Recent releases

  •  22 May 2003 12:04

    Release Notes: Searching is now fixed and the result appear properly on the screen. Searches are now performed case-insensitive. The ability to search forwards or backwards for the next match was added. There is now a dependency on libvc if you want to perform your own build of rolo. libvc can be downloaded from the rolo Web site. The mutt_vc_query utility is no longer distributed with rolo, and is now a separate package which can be downloaded from the rolo Web site.

    •  04 May 2003 14:32

      Release Notes: This release has a new utility for Mutt's query_command called mutt_vc_query. This utility allows a Mutt user to query the email addresses in contacts.vcf with the Q command in Mutt.

      •  26 Apr 2003 08:21

        Release Notes: Preferred telephone number and email addresses are now displayed in the index screen (but only if the parameter is specified exactly as TYPE=pref). A few more "convenience functions" were added to the vcard API.

        •  19 Apr 2003 19:41

          Release Notes: The vCard library has a brand-spanking-new API (the library is still not easily available for public consumption, but accessible for those determined, i.e., figure out how to link to it yourself for now). More telephone numbers and email addresses are displayed in the view screen. The sources are now available in Tar/Bzip2 format for the bandwith impaired.

          •  10 Apr 2003 10:32

            Release Notes: The view screen was simplified to 5 groupings, and the help screen was updated to reflect the changes.


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