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Re: [Orgmode] processing pending emails as part of your GTD system

From: Adam Spiers
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] processing pending emails as part of your GTD system
Date: Sat, 3 May 2008 22:32:28 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.14 (2007-02-12)

On Thu, May 01, 2008 at 08:32:59AM +0200, Carsten Dominik wrote:
> On Apr 30, 2008, at 11:25 PM, Adam Spiers wrote:
> >That's interesting.  I'm also a fan of GTD and therefore also love
> >being able to get mail out of the inbox into the archives, so that the
> >inbox only contains unprocessed mail.  However, as I mentioned a while
> >back on this list, I take a completely different approach to
> >implementing the "tickler" mechanism for allowing an archived mail to
> >regain visibility on a particular date:
> >
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/2513/
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.orgmode/5595/
> Hi Adam,
> I remember these very interesting posts, but I don't see the relation to
> a tickler file.  How do you get back to a certain email on a specific  
> date?
> By scheduling a todo containing the link?

Yes, or by setting a deadline.  Then the org agenda "tickles" you at the
right time, and gives you the link to follow to the original material.

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