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A Note-Slinging Dynamic Duo

Jul 07, 2010, 16:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jack M. Germain)

"The drawback with using most note-taking applications on any platform is that they are limited in the type of data you can put into them. For instance, simple text editors ignore Internet and content links. Plus, you cannot import graphics. Even word-processing programs, which overcome the links and graphics deficiencies, lack the tree structure that makes storing and viewing notes quick and useful.

"For typical daily office and personal note-taking tasks, using a database application is like using a fumigating spray to kill a fly when a fly-swatter would do a better and safer job. Basket Note Pads and QToDo Manager offer convenience and reliability as note trackers.

"Both of these apps were developed for the KDE Linux desktop. But they are much different in look and feel. They run fine on Linux distros that use the GNOME desktop."

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