From: Adam Spiers <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Christian Egli <email@example.com> Cc: org-mode mailing list <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Re: Org mode for meeting minutes Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 12:44:20 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CAOkDyE-0peMBK8Ne6s6w2Jh7-_Q_Jh26fm4RZmb2sh-L2N_Fbg@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> On Thu, 31 Oct 2019 at 14:04, Christian Egli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hi all > > I'd like to revisit a very old thread where Adam Spiers asks if there > is support in Org mode for > > 1. Allow *fast* production of meeting agendas and minutes, exportable in > a good-looking legible format which non-org readers can digest. > > 2. Allow minutes to be taken as the meeting progresses, minimising the > amount of work required after the meeting. > > 3. Allow actions to be captured and then automatically extracted into a > simple tabulated report which clearly shows actions grouped by owner. > > 4. Track progress of actions *after* the minutes have been issued. Wow, this makes me feel old! ;-) Sorry for chiming in late - only just noticed this thread. > He goes on to say that org mode handles (1) and (2) just fine, but he > wasn't sure about (3) and (4). > > His mail is from 2008 and a lot has happened in the mean time. I would > suggest that today (1) and (2) can be handled with normal org export or > even pandoc. Inline tasks help a lot to add, well inline tasks. For (3) > and (4) he mentions a dynamic block that could collect all action items. > > I never found that dynamic block he mentions, so I hacked one up (which > was suprisingly easy). I haven't packaged it but the gist of it is > below: [snip] I have no doubt that your modern solution is much better than my ancient hack, but just for the record, the latter can be found here: https://github.com/aspiers/emacs/blob/master/.emacs.d/init.d/as-gtd.el#L79-L117 Thanks a lot for re-raising this and subsequently writing a very nice blog post about it too! Cheers, Adam P.S. I recently discovered an exceptionally good service to aid with capturing information from meetings: https://otter.ai/ Sadly it is proprietary, and the speech recognition is sophisticated enough that I doubt that any FLOSS alternative will appear any time soon :-(
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-07-07 11:45 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 24+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2019-10-31 14:03 Christian Egli 2019-10-31 15:49 ` Fraga, Eric 2019-10-31 17:11 ` Ken Mankoff 2020-03-23 9:36 ` Christian Egli 2020-03-23 11:39 ` Eric S Fraga 2020-03-23 13:33 ` Axel Kielhorn 2020-03-23 13:47 ` Carsten Dominik 2020-03-23 18:09 ` Pankaj Jangid 2020-03-23 22:00 ` Nick Dokos 2020-03-24 10:09 ` Pankaj Jangid 2020-03-23 20:03 ` Timm Lichte 2020-03-24 10:04 ` Christian Egli 2020-03-25 22:39 ` Timm Lichte 2020-03-26 8:28 ` Christian Egli 2020-03-24 11:19 ` Eric S Fraga 2020-03-24 12:00 ` Eric S Fraga 2020-03-25 17:55 ` Bob Newell 2020-03-25 19:02 ` Diego Zamboni 2019-11-01 12:49 ` John Kitchin 2019-11-03 20:49 ` @name-tags instead of TODO keywords to assign people (was: Org mode for meeting minutes) Karl Voit 2019-11-03 21:03 ` Tim Cross 2020-02-12 9:12 ` Org mode for meeting minutes Bastien 2020-07-07 11:44 ` Adam Spiers [this message] 2020-07-07 16:21 ` Alexander Adolf
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