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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: "Alan E. Davis" <lngndvs@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode Mailinglist <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: sorting and merging files
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2009 09:50:10 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <F06B6DEB-3D79-4412-AD4F-BCC6FB2A3BE7@uva.nl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7bef1f890902122009g379ebe9et5d936ff51f5a8d10@mail.gmail.com>


On Feb 13, 2009, at 5:09 AM, Alan E. Davis wrote:

> I've gotten into a bit of a bind on sorting.  A little explanation:
>
> I've been working at keeping the ~/org directory of three machines  
> syncronized through a master repo on a USB flash drive.  I've made a  
> bit of progress, and for simple updates, it is basically working.  I  
> still don't grok merging conflicts.  I've finally ended up with a  
> file with duplicates of entries, so I thought of concatenating  
> files, then sorting these entries.  Each entry has a date (made from  
> a remember template), so sorting by date makes sense.
>
> Ideally, one should be able to do this, and then sort with C-u C-u C- 
> c^.   I've tried this several times, and gotten bitten almost every  
> time.  I guess the dates can only be sorted as text.  And duplicates  
> are not removed.  I read the manual, but little help was gotten there.
>
> What do I need to know to make sorting work, and what I might be  
> doing wrong?

You need to make an example files to demonstrate what exactly goes  
wrong.

- Carsten

      reply	other threads:[~2009-02-13  8:50 UTC|newest]

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2009-02-13  4:09 Alan E. Davis
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