ssh based calendaring programs exist?/useful?/lame?
craigw at lvcm.com
Tue Mar 5 00:39:15 PST 2002
On Mon, Mar 04, 2002 at 01:56:58PM -0800, Carl Lowenstein wrote:
> > it used to actually be a functional scheduling program, or maybe this
> > was only in Unix. I found out about it while messing around with pygmy
> > and it about knocked me out of my chair the first time I issued the
> > 'cal' command. The appointments are read from a plain text file called
> > ~/.caldat , the syntax is pretty simple to get the hang of, but perhaps
> > a little inconvenient for daily use.
> > You can download & build it from:
> > ftp://www.unicorn.us.com/pub/cal35c.zip
> > or just install pygmy, it's about 11 Mb that just unzips in a Windoze
> > partition. Pygmy has a few little gems like that, the guy did a real
> > nice job putting it together <http://pygmy.penguin.cz>
> I think you are mentally combining two different programs with somewhat
> the same name. cal(1) is at least as old as 5th Edition Unix (1974-ish)
> and does nothing but print numeric calendar pages. For entertainment,
> try "cal 9 1752".
> calendar(1) is probably vintage 4.1BSD (1980-ish) and is a fairly complete
> reminder program, for both one-shot and repeating events.
actually, it's just one and the same program, only one binary file,
called 'cal', try it and see (see above).
I have also seen 'calendar' and was curious when I found this one,
if it was the original and had at some point been forked off into
'cal' and 'calendar'.
weird bug you pointed out. I notice if you show the whole year;
September still comes out screwy.
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