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A comprehensive self-management system


An overview of Smos' features

Self-management for power-users

Smos is a comprehensive system for implementing self-management as a power-user.

Completely customisable

Smos is first and foremost a library with which you can build your own version. It is similar to XMonad in this respect. See the default configuration for an example of a configuration.

Future-proof file format

The Smos file format (.smos) is completely future proof because it is just a subset of YAML, which is plain text:

Example smos file

- entry:
    header: Use Smos
      DEADLINE: 2018-10-30
      SCHEDULED: 2018-10-20
    - state: STARTED
      time: 2020-05-04 17:40:04.522146420000
    - online
  - header: Don't mess it up
    - state: DONE
      time: 2020-05-04 17:40:18.177282440000
    - state: TODO
      time: 2020-05-04 17:40:17.225761141000
  - header: Be smart about it
    - state: TODO
      time: 2020-05-04 17:40:25.881089668000
    - work

This means that if you ever stop using Smos, or it becomes unavailable, your data is still available and easy to read.

Machine-readable file format

The file format is very easy to work with programmatically, and convenience functions in the smos-data library are provided to operate on Smos data. You can write your own tools to operate on these files.

Great for synchronisation

Files are made to make diffs easy and disjoint. Derived data is never stored, but instead computed or rendered. There is also built-in sychronisation using smos-sync-client.