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Re: More emacs instances

From: Andrea Crotti
Subject: Re: More emacs instances
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2010 13:15:31 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (darwin)

Memnon Anon <> writes:
> erc is very flexible.
> Aside from blist, blist all, blist online, I use erc-pals for people I
> want to be notified when they are around. Together with matching,
> keywords and different hooks, I now have a setup like this:
> a) When one of my pals joins, my thinklight blinks. I can switch to the 
>    buffer quickly with C-c C-SPC and back with the same key combo.
> b) When a special keyword is said, the thinklight turns on permanently
>    and a sound is triggered (all my pals know they should use it *only*
>    if it is important! Sound notification can be *really* distracting
>    when it happens all the time.)
> c) When I am afk (x minutes no emacs activity, which usually means I am
>    nearby, but not at my keyboard), sound and thinklight make me aware
>    of private messages by anyone, not only pals.
> However, these 'notifications' are of course disabled when I am
> watching the bitlbee buffer (except b: I wanted a way my friends can
> "shout" at me that always works.)
> If there is no thinklight, or its use is too distracting, one can always
> use e.g. the NumLock LED on the keyboard instead.
> I am still fiddling with this setup, but it already provides me with a
> flexibility other IM programms I used did not offer.
> Memnon

That's alreay great!
Do you have your configuration online somewhere maybe?

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