Reminder/PIM application with compact "next 7 days" view?

Chris G cl at
Sat May 10 18:27:50 UTC 2008

On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 12:13:05PM -0400, Hal Burgiss wrote:
> On Sat, May 10, 2008 at 03:54:05PM +0100, Chris G wrote:
> > > 
> > But what does its "default output" contain?  That's the first hurdle
> > to overcome, can it be set up so that it shows the next few days
> > events only?
> I am sure it can. I beleive the default is today only, but there are
> modes for week or month, and so on. I typically either do a week or a
> month at a time.
What I'm after is something like "next seven days" or even "next ten
days", a Monday (or Sunday) to Saturday week is no good.

> $ remind   /usr/share/remind/hal-once
> Reminders for Saturday, 10th May, 2008 (today):
> Hair Cut 1:00
> > 
> > > I use it with cron to populate a html calendar that runs on my local
> > > Ubuntu system here, where Apache serves it as password protected to anybody
> > > anywhere in the world that has a browser and my password ;-) And it can
> > > send me 'reminders' via cron+email for really important events. 
> > > 
> > Which is just what I'm trying to get away from - I don't want a
> > calendar like display and I don't want to be tied to my browser to
> > look at it.
> But my point is that *I* control how I view it. I am not bound to an
> application other than the application I have chosen. Because it is
> simple text it can be wrapped in any display vehicle without a great
> deal of trouble. But I like to tinker, so I don't mind making it do
> *exactly* what I want, when I want. Others may not want to do anything
> but a few clicks. 
Yes, OK, I did go on to say that I might end up doing something with
remind. It's just that it does *way* more than I need.  

Chris Green

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