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Re: [Orgmode] Re: OrgmodeOrg-mode as a bug tracker.

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Re: OrgmodeOrg-mode as a bug tracker.
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 2009 08:01:56 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden> writes:

> Wes Hardaker <address@hidden> writes:
>> o> The only downside is the lack of a referenced wiki system: simple links
>> o> to revisions (r1010) tickets (#245) etc.
>> You can actually get around this somewhat if you're linking to, say, a
>> svn web server.  I do this using something like this:
>>   (setq org-link-abbrev-alist
>>    '(
>>      ("nsb"
>>      . 
>> "http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&group_id=12694&atid=112694&aid=%s";)))
>> Thus any links like [[nsb:1234]] will link to the right web page for bug
>> #1234 in the Net-SNMP bug database.  SVN repo pointers, etc, can be done
>> just as easily.

More generally, using Org as a front-end for other bug tracking online
tools looks more actionnable than using it as a back-end.

> I was thinking along this lines for implementing links to subversion
> revisions. However, links to bugs reports are not so easy, because you
> must explicitly assign a unique id to each TODO. org-id.el is not very
> human-friendly as it generates long ids.

Aren't those ids always hidden, either within a link or within a drawer?

> I guess it is possible to fix this with some lisp customizations.  Once
> the automatic generation and insertion of a simple (counter-based)
> unique id for each new TODO is achieved, linking to bugs becomes easy
> using the mechanism you mentioned above.

I think it's already the case.


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