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A REAL address book

One thing in my "system" I am constantly changing is my addressbook as I am never really satisfied with what it gives. In the end I should just settle with one and get the info organzized into it but I have yet to find one which gives me all of what I want or at least a part of it first.

To take some typical things that make me look into my addressbook looking for information is the following :

* What number does Mr Soandso have? *duh*
* Who do I know that works at Company Inc?
* What do I know about Mr Soandso? Married? Childrens? Birthday?
* What is Mr Soandso's second phone number? (He has bout 5)
* What is Ms Soandso's ICQ number?
* What is the relation between Mr and Ms Soandso? Married? Parent/Child?

So I want to have quite a lot of information in there but still haven't find and software that gives me something of the above. Something that is a bit interesting is :


But still that is just a XML specification so it leaves a bit to wish for... any other ideas what I can use?


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Ok, so your talking about...

Ok, so your talking about a different field then, I thought you were meaning update the spouses last name based upon the first spouses last name, and thats what I meant shouldn't be done because those could be different.
Linking spouses is something the address book in kde already does, since apple is bsd based I wonder if it can compile/run open source stuff like kde? When I put my name in in the spouse field of my wife's contact and/or my wife's name in the spouse field of mine then they get linked togather and things like the aniversary reminder join the two together so it lists both first names and then the one last name (only problem area is where last names of sponses are different, it chooses the one which it finds first based on the order they are stored in the ical file).
This works sort of like your example of telling it who the spouses are but you have a spouse name field and a point and click to the spouses contact button.




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