On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 2:12 PM, Rustom Mody <address@hidden
> Bastien wrote:
>> I've just added the ability to run a custom function for bulk agenda actions (thanks to Puneeth for the patch!) This is clearly for
>> power users -- or those who are willing to take the time to find functions that we might document in Worg.
>> So I naturally thought of something like an "Org Expert mode": when turned off, the UI would *not* give access to complex features
>> and perhaps display more helpful messages on simple ones; when turned on, Org would have a less verbose UI (think of the C-c C-e
>> window, do we really want to *read* it all the times?) and give access to all the complex features.
> Org is a large and diverse system and something to help (us perennial
> :-) newbies is always welcome.
> But I wonder if there are really too many experts as against users
> whose patterns of usage are expert in one area and noob in others.
> For example consider: Using org for:
> * Brainstorming
> * GTD, mobile org
> * Publishing
> * Literate Programming (via babel)
> * Statistical analysis (spreadsheet, R)
> Is it not likely that most people are going to be expert in (at most)
> a few of these and not really expert in the others?