Flexible information management

James Knott james.knott-bJEeYj9oJeDQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 21 12:15:08 UTC 2004

William Park wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 20, 2004 at 10:15:01AM -0400, Phillip Mills wrote:
>>- What I'm imagining isn't too different structurally from a file 
>>system with symbolic links...except for the attribute part.  (Other 
>>than MS's Structured Storage, what schemes are there for embedding a 
>>file system inside a file?)
> MIME email has hierarchy.  I would imagine HTML-variation has one too.
>>My main uses for a thing like this would be brainstorming, project 
>>documentation/management, and -- above all -- organizing the zillion 
>>loose notes I make on every possible topic.
> I use coiled notebook for this.  

I used to use Lotus Notes when I was at IBM.  Once you get used to it, 
it's a great app for that sort of thing.  You can even attach files, 
URLs, database links etc.

I have the Lotus Notes CD that I got for buying a ThinkPad.  Perhaps I 
should install it again, with Wine.

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