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From: Oliver Charles <oliver.g.charles@googlemail.com>
To: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
Cc: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.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 <dominik@science.uva.nl> [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

  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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