Agenda: A Personal Information Manager

  title={Agenda: A Personal Information Manager},
  author={S. Jerrold Kaplan and Mitchell Kapor and Edward J. Belove and Richard A. Landsman and Todd D. Drake},
  journal={Commun. ACM},
The free-form, evolving, personal information that people deal with in the course of their daily activities requires more flexible data structures and data management systems than tabular data structures provide. A tool for managing personal information must conveniently handle freetextual data; allow for structure to evolve gracefully as the database grows; represent unnormalized data; and support data entry through database views. We have designed a new type of database that serves these… CONTINUE READING

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