Yesterday I mentioned cal specifically because, in a manner of speaking, it’s as straightforward and simple a calendar application as you will see, console or not.
Now let’s step it up a notch. Here’s pal.
I first looked at pal more than three years ago, alongside cal and a couple other little utilities that I’ll probably revisit at some point.
pal hasn’t changed in that time, with no revisions since about 2008. It’s still a step up from cal though, with an interactive mode for adding and editing events, as well as a cal-style calendar output.
And of course, this-day-in-history, world events and some “standard” holidays. And colors. I do like colors.
pal is not the be-all, end-all console calendar application, but it does a good job. It’s obvious that it was never really finished, what with a short list of unimplemented features on the help page.
But, of course, after pal there are a few other options. … 😈