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Re: [O] Using org-mode for Research and Notetaking

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: [O] Using org-mode for Research and Notetaking
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2011 15:21:46 +0200
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Hi Matt,

Matt Lundin wrote:
> Bastien <address@hidden> writes:
>> "Sebastien Vauban" <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> * !TODO This would be an inline task, not a headline
>>> I've no clear cut opinion on this right now. Maybe yes, maybe not.
>>> Though, there are differences between inline tasks and headlines:
>> I'm talking about the way they _look_. So many asterisks looks cumbersome
>> to mee, and I'd favor a non-intrusive syntax like the one proposed above.
> In my experience, most of the asterisks are made invisible by
> org-hide-face. E.g.,
> *            ** TODO A task
>               Some notes about the task that are not part of the text.
> *            ** END
>> My question was: what is the rationale behind using so many asterisks?
>> I can think of three things:
>> 1. people want inline tasks with possibly no TODO keyword
> This is often how I use them --- to insert a "drawer" of notes that is
> visible but will not be exported.

Why do you say it wouldn't be exported just because it has no TODO keyword?
At least, not in the default settings of the export, right?

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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