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Re: [O] [PATCH] sort TODO entries more usefully

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] sort TODO entries more usefully
Date: Sun, 25 May 2014 19:51:55 +0800
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Bastien <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Eric,
> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> For some reason I've been sorting lots of TODOs recently, and found the
>> default behavior of org-sort-entries a little odd. It sorts according to
>> the order found in org-todo-keywords-1, which apparently just comes from
>> the order the keywords were scanned during setup. I don't think that's
>> all that useful, so the attached patch sorts first by
>> org-not-done-keywords vs org-done-keywords, then alphabetically.
>> Headings with no keywords sort "big".
> I don't think the alphabetical order is very useful here, and putting
> headlines without TODO keywords first when sorting by TODO order is
> counter-intuitive at least.
> Let me suggest the attached patch instead: it puts TODO entries, then
> entries without a TODO keyword, then DONE entries.
> Would it be an improvement?

Sure! The actual ordering of stuff was an arbitrary choice on my part --
the only thing I cared about was getting done and not-done separated.
This looks like a tidier solution, to boot...


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