- Shotgun: $105.95.
- Beat-up Olds: $2000.
- Chemistry 101: $36.
- Remembering "niktu": Priceless.
Oughtve is a very simple command-line- and directory-based
notation tool, always at your fingertips to avoid the few
seconds/minutes/aeons that invariably cause you to lose the
thought you had.
Yeah. It lets you make notes. *And* read them later.
Because you *will* forget.
* Notes are grouped based on the working directory they are
written from. You might, for example, define a group for
each of your coding projects' top directories: any notes
you write in or under those directories will be grouped
* Notes can be "struck out" or closed so that they do not
appear in the default listings (e.g. to emulate simple todo
* Sets of notes in a group can be enclosed as a "chapter", or
a completed section. For example, one might close a section
once all items for the 0.3.0 release have been completed.
This starts a new section and removes the old one from the
* The directory grouping always looks progressively higher in
the hierarchy until it finds a defined group, all the way up
to the default group bound at / if it comes across none on
* The normal directory lookup and various other things can be
overridden with option switches. Sometimes you want to write
a note in a specific group from somewhere else in the system:
just specify the group name.
* A group's notes can be exported to JSON or YAML (rudimentary.)
An extremely curt introduction is found in doc/HOWTO.using.
I like to rename my script to "--", so that I can use the
following to enter a note:
$ -- Remember to actually write the HOWTO.
* UNIXy system.
Experimental rewrite of an age-old workhorse of mine. The
intent of this release is to figure out if anyone else
finds this useful. It is *not* feature-complete, nor
Please break it. 'Some' robustness is needed.
Only at [Github](http://github.com/rue/oughtve). Instead of
using Git, if you prefer, you may use the download link to
get yourself a tarball of the source.
Who Do I Complain To?
* oughtve MEOW projects _purr_ kittensoft _rawr_ org.
* IRC channel #oughtve on Freenode ("rue", in case I
am not the only other person on the channel.)
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