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From: Dov Grobgeld <dov.grobgeld@gmail.com>
To: "Thomas S. Dye" <tsd@tsdye.com>
Cc: Christian Wittern <cwittern@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org mode in press
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 18:34:40 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CA++fsGG_pmgEvKmmMNqNw_Fp0A3FEwOgb5_sS94_bce1GVobQA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <m1ty3faji8.fsf@tsdye.com>

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I would also like to thank you for this great article and org-mode in
general. I learned a few things about variables and chaining that I did not
know about. Since I discovered org-mode, I have come to rely upon it as my
extended memory for professional as well as domestic ideas and problems
that I encounter. I keep one big notes.org file in which my first level
headlines is the current date, and my second order headline usually
contains a "Done/Todo" which is a checklist of things that I have to do. I
also love the embedded code (though I wish it was possible to syntax
highlight it!), external links, and tables.

Thanks again!
Dov

On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 18:18, Thomas S. Dye <tsd@tsdye.com> wrote:

> Aloha Christian,
>
> Thanks for your comments.  It is great to have feedback.
>
> Christian Wittern <cwittern@gmail.com> writes:
>
> > I think this is an excellent article, introducing an aspect of
> > org-mode, which I think fills a gap that no other software I know of
> > comes even close to approach.  I already started mentioning it in
> > conversations and am sure it will be very useful to many members of
> > the academic community.
> >
> > Just to make sure I could answer any follow up questions, I downloaded
> > the replication bundle and started installing the dependencies.  I
> > encountered a few problems and hope this is the right place to discuss
> > them.  BTW, I am working with this on a Mac OS X 10.6 machine.
> >
> > Most of the dependencies I already had or  installed them from
> > macports.  One problem I encountered was with installing the RSQLite
> > package.  Executing the installation command from the README file did
> > not work because of permission issues, the command needs to run with
> > superuser rights.  Is it possible to give these rights to commands run
> > from babel?  Since I did not find a way to do that, I installed from
> > the R commandline, where I found that the name of the package is
> > RSQLite, not 'RSQlite' as given in the readme file.
> >
> > The one dependency I could not solve was the 'dot' executable.  I
> > assume this is an interpreter for the dot language, for which it seems
> > the program on the Mac is named graphviz.  However, I am not sure how
> > to make that work with org/babel.  Should I simply symlink to
> > graphviz?  Or is there a babel variable to be set?  This is a point
> > that probably needs some explanation, at least for Mac users (I
> > realize that the articel might not have been intended as such a
> > general introduction with details for all common OSses, but it would
> > be nice if this can be gradually supplemented).
> >
> > One last remark; since this is an online publication, I think using
> > proper fontification for the examples and org source code would be
> > even more appealing, especially for people who encounter org for the
> > first time.
>
> Could you be more specific here?  It might be obvious to others, but I
> don't understand what you mean by "proper fontification."
>
> All the best,
> Tom
>
> >
> > Keep up the excellent work!!
> >
> > Christian
> >
> >
> >
> > On 2012-01-27 23:43, Eric Schulte wrote:
> >> Hopefully this will serve as the canonical introduction to working with
> >> code blocks in Org-mode.
> >>
> >> As we acknowledge in the paper this work would not have been possible
> >> without the ideas and feedback of the Org-mode community, so thanks all!
> >>
> >> Nick Dokos<nicholas.dokos@hp.com>  writes:
> >>
> >>> Andreas Leha<andreas.leha@med.uni-goettingen.de>  wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>>
> >>>> this just came into my inbox:
> >>>> http://www.jstatsoft.org/v46/i03
> >>>>
> >>>> Great work!  Big thanks to the authors.
> >>>>
> >>> I remember reading it with great pleasure back when Eric posted it to
> >>> the list: beautiful stuff. I look forward to rereading it.
> >>>
> >>> Congratulations!
> >>>
> >>> Nick
> >>>
> >>>
>
> --
> Thomas S. Dye
> http://www.tsdye.com
>
>

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  reply	other threads:[~2012-01-28 16:34 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-01-26  8:59 Andreas Leha
2012-01-26 14:03 ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-27 14:43   ` Eric Schulte
2012-01-28 11:14     ` Christian Wittern
2012-01-28 13:59       ` rick frankel
2012-01-29  9:06         ` Christian Wittern
2012-01-28 16:18       ` Thomas S. Dye
2012-01-28 16:34         ` Dov Grobgeld [this message]
2012-01-28 17:06           ` Eric Schulte
2012-01-28 16:28       ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-28 17:21         ` Nick Dokos
2012-01-28 17:11       ` Eric Schulte

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