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From: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: Set timestamp duration
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2007 16:42:49 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tzpp9z4m.fsf@bzg.ath.cx> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vea5s9uf.fsf@aka.i.naked.iki.fi> (Nuutti Kotivuori's message of "Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:14:00 +0300")

Nuutti Kotivuori <naked@iki.fi> writes:

> The problem with that is that when I press C-c . it defaults to the
> current date and time when over a timestamp, instead of the time that
> is specified on the timestamp - so to modify it, I have to do as much
> work as I did when creating it.

I think it should defaults to the date specified by the timestamp, as it
already does when the point is at the end of "<2007-05-16 Wed>--"

> For me, the *duration* of an appointment is the main piece of
> information I usually have - not when it is going to end. So I don't
> want to spend my measly brain cells to consider what's 5 and a half
> hours from 11:40, but just say 5:30 as the duration (or 5h30 or 5.5 or
> whatever).

Yes.  Maybe we could have something like this for duration:

* Pick up Sam at school <2007-05-16 Wed 12:30 +1w :2h>


  reply	other threads:[~2007-09-20 14:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-09-19  9:41 Set timestamp duration Nuutti Kotivuori
2007-09-19 10:15 ` Bastien
2007-09-20 14:14   ` Nuutti Kotivuori
2007-09-20 14:42     ` Bastien [this message]
2007-09-21 13:58       ` Carsten Dominik

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