January 2011 Archives

What standard for storing people-information?

For a long time now, I've been thinking how to organize my information about people, their addresses, phone numbers and birthdays, their websites and code they've contributed to, codename "Hoover". But there are some problems that always keep me from writing more than the bland user interface I've come up with so far.

The main problem is, that I'm no good with user interfaces. So I'd like to reuse somebody elses user interface and just import the data into it. Perl is good at that. But I'm not aware of a sufficiently good data store with sufficiently nice user interface. There are som…

About Max Maischein

user-pic I'm the author of various CPAN modules. I'm also one of the admins of perlmonks.org.