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Re: [Orgmode] How you can help

From: Russell Adams
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] How you can help
Date: Thu, 23 Oct 2008 10:23:30 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 09:35:46AM +0200, Carsten Dominik wrote:
> Hi Org users,
> I need to get control over the time I spent on developing
> Org-mode.  Recently, I have again worked too hard on it, spending
> more time than I should, in order to get 6.9 and 6.10 out and to
> seize the chance to get the best possible version into Emacs
> 23.1.
> However, this is getting out of control, and I am now putting
> myself a hard limit of 1 hour per day, clocked by Org-mode, which
> will clearly cut in on my development speed and posting rate.

Carsten, you need a break sometime too. ;]

>    - org-export-latex.el.  This is a tough one because you need
>      to know both LaTeX and Lisp.  And the code is complex, in
>      part because Org-mode allows to write LaTeX is a relatively
>      lazy way.  Bastien has done a great great job capturing this
>      into an exporter.  However, there are still problems and
>      bugs, some came up recently on the list.  And Bastien
>      currently does not have the time to contribute consistently.
>      As a result, I have started to fix some bugs, but this is
>      really eating too much of my time.  This subsystem can also
>      use feature additions, for example better handling of image
>      insertion, maybe with captions.  I have ideas about this, so
>      talk to me if you want to help out.

As you've discovered I'm willing to test latex issues, but I don't
know Lisp. Whoever picks this up can continue to use me for testing.

> Thanks to you all, for your understanding and help.
> - Carsten

You still rock! 

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