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From: Mark Elston <m.elston@advantest-ard.com>
To: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
Cc: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Automatic Update of Org files
Date: Thu, 05 Feb 2009 15:13:37 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <498B72A1.8060701@advantest-ard.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20524da70902051440qd49dd48p7a5da8ff2a22670f@mail.gmail.com>

Samuel,

Thanks for the info.  I will have to digest this and see if it
fits.

One concern I have with this approach (and I may not have fully
grasped what you intended) is that the original source files have
the current information like deadlines, etc that I want used
when creating my agenda for the week.  If I want more information
about the agenda item I will navigate to it and hit <Return> which
takes me to the generated Org file.  Once there, I would like to
be able to add notes as necessary.

Alternatively, I suppose I could navigate to the notes if there is
a simple mechanism for this.  I don't really understand all you
described below but I will try playing with it and see what comes
out.

Mark

* Samuel Wales wrote (on 2/5/2009 2:40 PM):
> IIUC, source is not under your complete control.  You need it orgified
> but also annotated.  There are various annotation mechanisms.  My
> comments on the remember redesign might be relevant.
> 
> You could consider going backward.  Have your org file contain links
> to the read-only stuff.  Put entry IDs in the read-only stuff.
> 
> Dunno if this helps.
> 
> Here is something I had lying around:
> 
> Another feature is to have org-registry show on the mode
> line when a link points to the current buffer's object (w3m
> page, file, dired, etc.).  You click on it to go to the org
> file link.  See my remember suggestions in a previous thred
> for more re annotations, bookmarks, and registry.
> 
> I proposed this before:
> 
> === snip
> 
> Extension #2 to the bookmark idea.
> 
> My idea is to always have annotations available for
> emacs-w3m, dired, files, like org-annotate-file, just with
> more modes.
> 
> You can see in the mode line that whatever buffer you are in
> has an annotation, and you can make an annotation.  You can
> also go to the annotation.
> 
> The annotations are stored in an org file anywhere in the
> hierarchy.  Thus, if you want, annotations on a doctor's web
> site can be stored in the entry for that doctor that is in
> your org file.  If you visit that web site from any source,
> even Google, the mode line says that it is annotated.  Then
> you can pull up that entry with a command.
> 
> Likewise with files or dired or whatever.  For example, you
> can comment org.el or /etc/passwd without having to modify
> them.
> 
> Remember code seems a plausible place to arrange for
> choosing a location and putting a note into it.  Annotations
> are like bookmarks with text that also go the other
> direction.  It's natural to combine the idea of a bookmark
> and the idea of an annotation.
> 
> You might want the mode line to say "there is bookmark to
> this (web page, file, etc.)" as one character and "there is
> a text note about this" as another character.  Thus, if you
> have annotated a file and the file is unmodified, you will
> see "-u:--!!" and if you have merely bookmarked the location
> without commenting on it, then you will see "-u:--!-".
> === snip
> 
> 

  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-05 23:13 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-02-05 22:03 Mark Elston
2009-02-05 22:40 ` Samuel Wales
2009-02-05 23:13   ` Mark Elston [this message]
2009-02-06 15:19     ` David Thole
2009-02-06 18:54       ` Mark Elston
2009-02-06 19:34         ` Manish
2009-02-06 19:55           ` Mark Elston
2009-02-07  5:37         ` William Henney

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