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

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [O] Using org-mode for Research and Notetaking
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2011 13:40:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi all,

Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:

>> 1. people want inline tasks with possibly no TODO keyword
>> 2. people prefer to detect them *very easily*
>> 3. changing the syntax of inline tasks from changing todos
>>    (like !TODO) is too complicated code-wise
> 4. people do not want to break the main flow of text. By default, the
>    text in the inline task starts at the 15th column.

Of course, you're right.

>> My proposal is this:
>> - enforce the use of TODO keywords in inline tasks (wrt 1)
> I think it is an unnecessary restriction. I remember some people use
> inline tasks without even a title (they only write the stars).


> IMO, inline tasks are used in two distinct fashions. Obviously, one is
> to use them as tasks. The other one is to use them as marginal notes,
> like drawers with a title. Let's not forget that second category, unless
> we provide an alternative solution for them, i.e. an annotation system.
>> - make a special face for inline tasks (wrt 2)
> I think it is a good idea.

Okay, TODO added.



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