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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@altern.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Agenda optimization (new worg page and new defaults)
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 11:02:47 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <4C79050C-3F27-427D-98F0-8DA6D6B074CA@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r4jsyi7y.fsf@bzg.ath.cx>

Hi Bastien,

I think this is the right decision, thanks.  And thanks for the nice documentation!  Tis might deserve a spot in the manual, in the final chapter.....


- Carsten

On 6 mrt. 2013, at 10:45, Bastien <bzg@altern.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I wrote a worg page with some advice on how to speed up agenda
> commands:
>  http://orgmode.org/worg/agenda-optimization.html
> I also reverted the change for two variables:
>  org-agenda-inhibit-startup
>  org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks
> Those used to be respectively nil and t, and while working on
> agenda speedup, I changed them to t and nil.  But the reasoning
> behind this was weak.  Users who need to speed up their agenda
> commands are most probably long-time users and they will be able
> to stumble on the variables and/or on the worg page.
> New users expect the agenda to keep agenda files folded when
> running an agenda command, and to dim blocked tasks by default.
> So -- this is now the case:
>  http://orgmode.org/cgit.cgi/org-mode.git/commit/?id=c00a43
> (Note that it's by the same reasoning that
> `org-agenda-use-tag-inheritance' is set to (todo search timeline
> agenda) instead of nil, which would speed up most agendas.)
> Sorry for the instability here in master.
> I also set `org-time-clocksum-use-effort-durations' to nil by
> default, because it would surprise many users if they suddenly
> see new values in their clocktables.
> Thanks to Tassilo Horn and John Wiegley who let me rethink
> about all these defaults!
> -- 
> Bastien

  reply	other threads:[~2013-03-06 10:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-03-06  9:45 Agenda optimization (new worg page and new defaults) Bastien
2013-03-06 10:02 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2013-03-11 22:06   ` Bastien

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