From: "I.S." <email@example.com>
To: Juan Pechiar <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: David Maus <email@example.com>,
Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: proposal for enhanced org-get-priority function
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2010 13:05:23 -0500 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <4CE17663.email@example.com> (raw)
On 11/15/2010 7:07 AM, Juan Pechiar wrote:
> I'm against feature-itis.
> Orgmode has been losing some of its elegance to feature requests. And
> by 'elegance' I mean ease of learning and using and maintaining, and
> not having to decide between N different ways of achieving something
> just because so many border-case features exist.
> The agenda is for things you have to do today. Just do them.
> If you need ordering, you have outlines and lists, properties, LISP,
> hooks, column view, custom agenda views, etc.
> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:25:30AM +0100, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>> I would like to have a show of hands who is interested in this
>> treatment of finer priorities.
That may be a fair point (although I tend to think that most of the
features in orgmode are really useful). I'd like to point out, however,
that the proposed change is completely backward compatible. If you don't
want finer grained priorities, just don't add -<NUM>.
Personally, I vote yes because I find the priorities in TODO lists very
useful. In addition, I often find that I want to insert a new item
between two existing ones and therefore having fine-grained priorities
makes this easy to do.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2010-11-15 18:06 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2010-10-20 17:14 proposal for enhanced org-get-priority function I.S.
2010-10-24 19:18 ` David Maus
2010-10-24 20:05 ` George Pearson
2010-10-27 12:01 ` I.S.
2010-10-29 11:45 ` I.S.
2010-10-29 11:53 ` I.S.
2010-11-15 10:25 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-15 12:07 ` Juan Pechiar
2010-11-15 12:15 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-15 18:05 ` I.S. [this message]
2010-11-16 0:30 ` Samuel Wales
2010-11-17 8:16 ` Carsten Dominik
2010-11-17 13:11 ` I.S.
2010-11-17 19:21 ` Matt Lundin
2010-11-16 1:11 ` Matt Lundin
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