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Re: Calendar with recurring tasks?



On Sun, 27 Dec 2009 20:08:52 -0500, Bill Davidsen wrote:


> I have been using the "remind" program for years. It takes input in text
> files and can generate task lists, text calendars for email, or HTML
> calendars to your web size. It handles things like "first tuesday after
> the first monday", the bizarre rules about when US holidays have been
> moved to make three day weekend and remove historical significance, and
> the like.
> 
> Also does differences, so you can print not only the birthday of kids
> but their age this year, anniversaries, last friday in the quarter,
> Easter, whatever. And you can generate documentation or actually execute
> programs, which is also handy.
> 

Very nice indeed. 

Also dayplanner may be worth a try. Not as sophisticated as remind (can't 
skip over holidays, doesn't seem to be able to take an action upon an 
event, etc.) but runs as a daemon, so it reduces desktop clutter.



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