From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Thomas S. Dye) To: Christian Wittern <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: org mode in press Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2012 06:18:07 -1000 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <4F23D898.firstname.lastname@example.org> (Christian Wittern's message of "Sat, 28 Jan 2012 20:14:32 +0900") Aloha Christian, Thanks for your comments. It is great to have feedback. Christian Wittern <email@example.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<firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: >> >>> Andreas Leha<email@example.com> 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
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2012-01-28 16:18 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 [this message] 2012-01-28 16:34 ` Dov Grobgeld 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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