E lembrando ainda que Thunderbird não é software de agenda... mas apenas
de correio. :-/ A menos que seja agenda de contatos, mas isso são outros
Mitch Karpor, o inventor do Lotus 1-2-3, está investindo US$ 5 milhões
no sucessor do Lotus Agenda, que está disponível como software livre.
"Mitch Kapor made his fortune designing the first PC spreadsheet, but
his favorite creation is an obscure personal information management app
called Lotus Agenda.
Its draw: Unlike most calendar tools, which require users to input data
in a particular time or category, Agenda can classify random notes and
put them in their proper place. (...)
Text-based and unsupported for close to a decade, Agenda is a fossil of
the DOS era, making its fan base a dedicated lot indeed. Now Kapor and
open source developers have ambitious hopes for a new app called
Chandler, tentatively set for release early next year, which will have
the utility of Agenda without the hassles.
"The core idea in Agenda is being able to capture information very
freely and adding structure and classification as you go," Kapor said.
"That's foundational. But there's a big learning curve for Agenda, which
is one of the reasons it was more a critical success than a commercial
Kapor funded initial work in Chandler with $5 million earmarked for a
group called the Open Source Applications Foundation. The idea is to
create the digital equivalent of a personal assistant, helping people
filter out the noise and adapt efficiently to constantly changing
Nelson Corrêa de Toledo Ferraz
Segula Technologies (www.segula.fr)
Free Software Foundation Associate Member #3203
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