From: Oliver Charles <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> Cc: Org Mode List <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Remind functionality? Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 18:14:21 +0000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <20090126181421.GA39106@Desktop.local> (raw) In-Reply-To: <3DC0ACEE-62AB-47FE-A680-9227E3EDCB06@uva.nl> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 05:36:55AM +0100, Carsten Dominik wrote: > > On Jan 26, 2009, at 12:32 AM, Nicholas S-A wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> * Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> [2009-01-25 22:17:16 >> +0100]: >> >>> It is unlikely that this can be make faster in a significant way. >>> Why is it a problem???? Even if it takes 10 seconds? >>> Ah, I see, you do this in every new shell?????? This sounds >>> unnecessary, to say the least. >>> Maybe you have to explain better what exactly your are doing.... >> >> So, the way I currently use remind is run it as "remind ~/.remind" in >> my >> .bash_profile. It reminds me of deadlines and events at any login >> shell, >> so that I don't forget about them (and also so they are fast to >> access). >> This works well, as it is quick to load and doesn't contribute >> significantly to the login time at e.g. a Terminal window or SSH >> connection. The problem comes because I now use org-mode agenda to >> schedule everything, so I have to enter upcoming events twice -- once >> in >> my agenda files, and once in ~/.remind. As such, I thought I could >> improve my workflow by just printing the emacs agenda instead of >> running >> remind -- but this is slow. I also tried with emacsclient, but that >> didn't improve it any. > > > A work-around would be to use a cronjob to dump the the agenda output > to a file, maybe once a minute or even once every hour, and then to > cat this file into your shells. Just wanted to chip in and say this is a great idea - thanks to Nicholas and Carsten! * goes to implement this himself now * -- Oliver Charles / aCiD2
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-01-26 18:14 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2009-01-25 16:36 Nicholas S-A 2009-01-25 21:17 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-01-25 23:32 ` Nicholas S-A 2009-01-26 4:36 ` Carsten Dominik 2009-01-26 18:14 ` Oliver Charles [this message] 2009-01-26 8:31 ` Taru Karttunen 2009-01-26 16:37 ` Nicholas S-A 2009-01-27 11:27 ` Daniel Clemente
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