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Re: file-props.el

From: spamfilteraccount
Subject: Re: file-props.el
Date: 28 Jun 2006 08:57:25 -0700
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Mathias Dahl wrote:
> ;;
> ;; file-props.el provides a way to "tag" or "label" your files.
> ;; Actually, the functionality is generic and supports adding any type
> ;; of property to your files.  Right now "tags" and a "comment" can be
> ;; added.
> ;;
> ;; After having added this meta data you can use it to find files in
> ;; different ways.  Provided is a command to list all files having a
> ;; certain tag in a dired buffer.

Nice idea. Here's a few things to consider:

- adding tags to any open file, not just via dired

- tag completion when searching for tags

- tag completion when adding new tags (to promote resuing existing

- showing current tags a file have, editing them, removing tags (maybe
in a special buffer)

- when searching for files with tags the user should be able to specify
multiple tags, not just one,  when further tags are specified (with
completion) only those tags are offered  which have an intersection
with the previous ones, (see

- renaming tags, deleting tags


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