today is a POSIX shell script for keeping a daily journal. Each daily journal
is stored as a file whose basename is the corresponding date. It allows
editing, searching through and viewing journal files. There's also a to-do file
for notes that persist between days.
# Edit the journal file for the current day. today # Edit the journal file for the 5th of the current month. today 05 # Edit the journal file for the 14th of October of the current year. today 10-14 # Search all journal files using the regular expression "^Today". today grep ^Today # Show the contents of all journal files in $PAGER. today log
today is configurable through environment variables which allows keeping
multiple journals on the same computer by creating aliases with the appropriate
environment variables set. See the
The dependencies are a POSIX system and
scdoc to build the manpage. To build
the manpage run
make. To install the script and its manpage run
make install (you might need to run it as root).
Copyright 2020-2022 Sotiris Papatheodorou
This program is Free Software: You can use, study share and improve it at your will. Specifically you can redistribute and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.