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Re: [O] orgmode for many continuous tasks?

From: Mycroft Jones
Subject: Re: [O] orgmode for many continuous tasks?
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2017 10:36:36 -0700
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.22 (2013-10-16)

On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 01:30:35PM +0300, Melleus wrote:
The answer is obvious: a clipboard! It's rugged and inexpensive.

I've actually done this a few times, when I've been using Org to
organize event management and was out of the office all day long.
Printed out my daily agenda in the morning, made notes on the clipboard
throughout the day, and entered changes into the computer at the end of

Yes, I said the same to Peter in private email.  And, if you print off your
list, it gets depressing because it is SO long, longer than you could hope to
accomplish in a day.  That is why I'd like the algorithm to take into account
the time budget, and only put on a number of things that add up to 8 hours.
So, some items are done in 1/2 hour chunks, others in 2 hour chunks, all good.
That way you have a daily task list and can feel good accomplishment if you
clear up your list for the day.

Maybe it's a bit overhead, but anyway. You can use org-caldav-sync to sync the
todos with local owncloud (or other caldav) server and use some phone/tablet's
calendar to sync with owncloud to have your tasklist with you on the run and
you can use it for capturing todos also, as the two-way sync is no problem for

When you're up on a roof, or driving a tractor, or shearing a sheep, a cell
phone can be destroyed very quickly.  Last thing you need is it dropped into
the mud and stepped on by a heavy ungulate.  Clipboard is cheap, and you can
always print out your list again.  Getting in the habit of being away from the
computer is good.  Getting in the habit of reviewing the days events at the end
of it is also good.


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