From: Samuel Wales <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: FR: allow adding a deadline with warning days [was Re: deadline warning days entry] Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2020 21:00:57 -0700 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAJcAo8skhkcinzb18QB2PBWifa2r3My5tJMyavEGuJJPOtKFcA@mail.gmail.com> (raw) i think the following boils down to: i think it would be less error prone if we allowed c-u c-u to work when adding a deadline to an entry. in maint it errors. thank you. On 7/22/20, Samuel Wales <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > i tend to want either zero or some number [like 4 or 8] for deadline > warning days for deadline timestamps [tses]. > > so i set the deadline warning days variable to a nonzero positive > number as a default. and then manually add -0d to individual tses > when i want -0d. > > however, manual editing feels quite error prone and it is > typing/concentration-intensive. the failure mode could include not > being warned or even not showing the deadline at all. > > > the existing command has a prefix option, but it does not solve the > problem. > > c-u c-u will ask you for a warning date, but for less chance of error, > i want an interval or number of dasys instead. this would also be > slightly more consistent with the variable, which takes an integer. a > warning date requires you to think about date arithmetic. > > another problem with c-u -cu is that it requires you to enter the ts, > then do c-u c-u. i.e. you can't enter a deadline with c-u c-u. > > if those two problems were fixed, i would have no issue. > > > i'd like to know if anybody has any code for changing the deadline > warning days of a deadline ts to an interval or ndays. [the minus > sign would not be needed.] this would be for new tses and existing > tses. in my case it would default to my alternate interval [0d]. > > this could be thought of as a feature request, but i don't know if it > is of enough interest, and i figured perhaps somebody already has some > code for this or likes the idea above also. > > thank you. > > -- > The Kafka Pandemic > > What is misopathy? > https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html > -- The Kafka Pandemic What is misopathy? https://thekafkapandemic.blogspot.com/2013/10/why-some-diseases-are-wronged.html
next reply other threads:[~2020-07-24 4:02 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-07-24 4:00 Samuel Wales [this message] 2020-09-04 14:50 ` Bastien 2020-09-04 20:14 ` Samuel Wales 2020-09-06 9:52 ` Bastien
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