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Re: Differences between Org-Mode and Hyperbole


From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Differences between Org-Mode and Hyperbole
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2016 06:21:08 +0200
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs 25.1.50.3

On 2016-07-06, at 00:59, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

>   > ‚ÄčOrg mode is part markup language and some of this markup is used when
>   > exporting org mode files into different formats like HTML and PDF for all
>   > the reasons those formats are used by anyone, just like you would with a
>   > Texinfo file.
>
> Why would you want to convert a todo list into HTML or PDF?
> I just don't see the utility.

I do this regularly (to PDF, not HTML) so that I can print it out with
LaTeX.

> I think that editing todo lists should be an orthogonal feature from
> markup/export.  That way, you could use both features together in one
> file (which is what you're thinking about), but you could also use
> (and learn) just one of the features.

You _can_ do it both ways.  You can use Org-mode for authoring (and
exporting to a variety of formats) knowing _nothing_ about managing TODO
lists in Org, and vice versa.

Best,

-- 
Marcin Borkowski
http://octd.wmi.amu.edu.pl/en/Marcin_Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University



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