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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: Nicholas S-A <novanasa@gmail.com>
Cc: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Remind functionality?
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 05:36:55 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <3DC0ACEE-62AB-47FE-A680-9227E3EDCB06@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20090125233219.GA2288@Edwards.local>

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.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-01-26 17:37 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 [this message]
2009-01-26 18:14       ` Oliver Charles
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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