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Re: [O] orgmode for many continuous tasks?

From: Mikhail Skorzhinskii
Subject: Re: [O] orgmode for many continuous tasks?
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 23:28:45 +0300
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.18; emacs 25.2.1

Hi, Mycroft,

I've tried to find/hack something similar to what you're describing.

1) Clock budgets:


The tool mostly about comparison your clocked time and clocking
budget. But may be you find it usefull. I'm personally use this tool
when I'm planning my week.


Also for planning work for the future week, I'm using ESTIMATE property
with a bit custom lisp. I.e. my setup is looking like this:

1. Super-agenda with different ca

On 2017-09-25T10:21:51+0300, Mycroft Jones wrote:
>I'm wondering if org-mode can do this:
>I have many tasks.  Some are one off.  But many are tasks that will take a
>period of time, days, weeks, months.  I need to schedule a bit of time every
>day.  Over time I can complete the tasks by plugging away.  But I have so many.
>Half hour chunks work for some tasks, 1 or 2 or 3 hour chunks work best for
>1) writing 3 different books
>2) learning 2 different languages
>3) 2 different types of exercise exercise
>4) 3 different ongoing tasks at work
>5) watching videos that friends send me
>6) reading books on my night stand
>7) various one-off tasks
>8) scheduled items, where I have to do them at a scheduled time.
>So, for each broad category of task, there are subtasks.  So far, it looks like
>orgmode is good.  But, what I'd like is to automatically generate scheduling
>suggestions for the day.  For instance, if I've been putting too much time into
>languages, then schedule more time for writing the books.  And if I've focused
>too much on one book, remind me to put time into another book.  I'd like the
>scheduler to be a sort of time-accounting system that suggests work for the day
>in a way that balances the tree.
>Within each branch of the tree, I'd like the branches to be allocated roughly
>equal time, over a period of weeks and months, on a day to day basis.
>Is there a simple workflow in orgmode that can do this?  I haven't done elisp
>for 10 years, but I'm comfortable with it.  Would this be simple to implement?

Skorzhinskii Mikhail

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