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Re: Anything setup

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: Anything setup
Date: Sun, 15 Feb 2009 23:44:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Xavier!
> Xavier Maillard <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi,
>> I am willing to test anything (again) but since my last try,
>> things have really exploded (which is really nice). Now readding
>> through EmacsWiki pages did not help, really. It is a huge mess
>> and it is particulary hard to find anything usefull to get
>> started.
>> Currently I downloaded both anything.el (dunno if it is the
>> latest though) and anything-config.el (ditto).
> Thats a good start, then you should go to AnythingSources on emacswiki
> and pick some nice sources. Try them one by one, it will be easier to
> debug.
> Have a look at differents anything-config files you will find on
> emacswiki and set up your own anything-config with these files.
> Here the extensions i use: (you can find all of them on emacswiki)
> anything-complete.el
> anything-dabbrev-expand.el
> anything-match-plugin.el
> anything-delicious.el
> anything-mercurial.el
> anything-traverse.el (if you don't use traverselisp.el have a look at
> anything-grep.el)
>> Is there some sort of an anything-distribution where all valid
>> anything-source would have been "centralized" and tagged as
>> "working" and "reliable".
> No (AFAIK).

Some of them could do with some descriptive text - its hard to know what
some of them do. A page of FSF disclaimers but no documentation for the
functions they perform.

Andy Stewart has his config available too which can help get you going:

 important and urgent problems of the technology of today are no longer the 
satisfactions of the primary needs or of archetypal wishes, but the reparation 
of the evils and damages by the technology of yesterday.  ~Dennis Gabor, 
Innovations:  Scientific, Technological and Social, 1970

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