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From: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>
To: Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Integrating the journaling system with the GTD system
Date: Wed, 20 May 2009 19:20:49 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87octnpdim.fsf@gollum.intra.norang.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 1e5bcefd0905201505v5e9dfa35x34bd052e9b080f9@mail.gmail.com

Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa@gmail.com> writes:

> I keep a journal using the simple journal-mode, and eventually,
> journal entries give origin to new items (projects or next actions, in
> the GTD context).
> When you are writing the journal post, and if a project, next action
> comes to your mind, you don't want to switch context and go to the org
> file to add this entry. So, what I thought was to either:
>  * Add each journal file to the agenda list (which could be
>    inefficient, as the list would eventually grow too big, not sure how
>    this would affect performance?)
>  * Copy these entries to the main gtd.org file
> The objective is to do it automagically, when saving the file (or in
> the case of the first option, when the file is created).

Why not just use remember mode to record these things?  You don't have
to stop what you are doing - just hit the key sequence to invoke
org-remember and enter the details of your item and C-c C-c and you're

Just create a remember note with a target of your gtd.org file - or file
to tasks.org and use the refile mechanism with ido completion later to
move the task to the right place efficiently.

My setup is described here:




      reply	other threads:[~2009-05-20 23:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-05-20 22:05 Integrating the journaling system with the GTD system Marcelo de Moraes Serpa
2009-05-20 23:20 ` Bernt Hansen [this message]

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