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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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