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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Ulf Stegemann <ulf-news@zeitform.de>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Re: Release 6.28
Date: Thu, 2 Jul 2009 13:33:59 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <A916EB84-33B1-492D-98CC-7E6BBB3F3F87@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <zf.upneiszmj4r.fsf@zeitform.de>


On Jul 2, 2009, at 1:14 PM, Ulf Stegemann wrote:

> Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On Jul 1, 2009, at 1:17 PM, Ulf Stegemann wrote:
>>> Yes, both shifting by the same amount and setting a fixed date can  
>>> be
>>> useful. I usually re-schedule leftover todos by shifting them by one
>>> or two working days to the future. So originally I had a bulk  
>>> version of
>>> `org-agenda-do-date-later' and friends in mind as opposed to
>>> `org-agenda-schedule'. But the latter one would be useful to.  
>>> Ideally,
>>> S-left, C-cC-s et al. would trigger a bulk shift/bulk schedule  
>>> whenever
>>> there are marked agenda items.
>>
>> I am not so sure about this last point.  I am not a
>> fan of automatic bulk action if several items are selected.
>>
>> - these lists can become long, and selected entries might
>>  be off the screen
>> - for this to make sense, selected entries should remain
>>  selected after action, increasing the danger of unwanted action
>> - you might be in the process of selecting some entries, when you
>>  want to do a quick action on an individual entry you come across.
>>  But you cannot, because any action will act on all selected ones.
>>
>> So I do prefer a special command like "B" to introduce bulk action.
>
> I undecided on this, too. Automagically working on marked entries  
> should
> they exists seems more natural to me but you are right more dangerous,
> too. So I'm perfectly with you except that I'd say that marked entries
> should be unmarked after the action.

The reason why I said they would have to stay marked is that when
you use S-right to reschedule, you want to be able to repeat
this command several times to reach the desired date.....

OK, settled, we will use the special command.

- Carsten

  reply	other threads:[~2009-07-02 11:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-06-25  7:10 Carsten Dominik
2009-06-25  7:14 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-25 13:05 ` Bastien
2009-06-25 13:19 ` Bastien
2009-06-25 13:58   ` Peter Frings
2009-06-25 16:16     ` Bastien
2009-06-25 17:34     ` Eric S Fraga, Eric S Fraga
2009-06-25 14:24   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-25 14:54     ` peter.frings
2009-06-25 14:57     ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-25 15:34       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-25 16:15     ` Bastien
2009-06-25 19:34       ` Eric S Fraga
2009-06-25 17:00     ` Samuel Wales
2009-06-26  5:18       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-26  8:03         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-26 10:06           ` peter.frings
2009-06-26 14:05           ` Bernt Hansen
2009-06-26 14:14           ` Bastien
2009-06-26 10:59         ` Eric S Fraga, Eric S Fraga
2009-06-26 13:59           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-06-25 13:59 ` Sebastian Rose
2009-06-25 17:02   ` Eddward DeVilla
2009-06-25 17:10 ` Tom Tobin
2009-06-25 18:38 ` Xin Shi
2009-06-25 20:05 ` Matthew Lundin
2009-07-01  7:20 ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-07-01  9:47   ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-01 10:26     ` Christian Egli
2009-07-01 11:17       ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-07-02  9:58         ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-02 11:14           ` Ulf Stegemann
2009-07-02 11:33             ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-07-02 21:09       ` Carsten Dominik
2009-07-03 12:32         ` Ulf Stegemann

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