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Re: [O] Org Tutorials need more structure

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] Org Tutorials need more structure
Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2013 19:48:05 +0200

On 28.9.2013, at 19:43, Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> wrote:

> Dnia 2013-09-28, o godz. 18:14:11
> Ian Barton <address@hidden> napisaƂ(a):
>> On 28/09/13 07:11, Carsten Dominik wrote:
>>> Can we have a discussion here on how this path should look like?
>>> When you came to Org-mode as a newby, what were the three resources
>>> that really made an impression on by being accessible and
>>> providing feel and promise for digging deeper?
>>> - Carsten
>> I think we need to try and identify why most new users come to
>> org-mode. This might give a better idea of how to re-organize things.
>> I am guessing that initially many users are attracted by the task 
>> management and outlining features. From these basic features flow
>> things such as publishing, clocking, Babel. So maybe listing
>> Tutorials in this order would be a start.
>> Personally if I am learning something new I want a broad overview of
>> the main features, with links to places where I can find more detail.
>> For example  David O'Toole's and Sacha's tutorials cover this very
>> well. The videos are an excellent resource, but require the user to
>> set aside 30-60mins in one block of time. People are more likely to
>> watch them if their initial interest has been piqued by something
>> they can read and digest in small blocks.
> Hear, hear.
> What I would love to see is a 4-5 minutes video "trailer", showing most
> prominent features of Org-mode, with cool music, effects etc. - like
> movie trailers.
> :)

Yes, I'd love that too.  High quality, show effects but don't explain key 


- Carsten

>> Ian.
> Best,
> -- 
> Marcin Borkowski
> http://octd.wmi.amu.edu.pl/en/Marcin_Borkowski
> Adam Mickiewicz University

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