43folders blogger and GTD guru Merlin Mann in Toronto tomorrow (October 2, 2006, 0) - Merlin Mann of 43Folders and uber-cool GTD/productivity lifehacking
will be in town for a podcast tomorrow (Tuesday).
I will probably not be able to go, or if I do, I’ll be cramming for
school in the background. But go and have fun!
Random Emacs symbol: auto-coding-alist-lookup – Function: Return the coding system specified by `auto-coding-alist’ for FILENAME.
Emacs, file-cache, and ido (January 6, 2009, 3) -
(defun file-cache-ido-find-file (file)
"Using ido, interactively open file from file cache'.
First select a file, matched using ido-switch-buffer against the contents
in `file-cache-alist'. If the file exist in more than one
directory, select directory. Lastly the file is opened."
(interactive (list (file-cache-ido-read "File: "
Contact report (November 2, 2006, 0) - I started tracking e-mail sent on 2006.09.01 with a
nifty piece of Emacs Lisp code I wrote just for the
purpose. Now I have two months of interesting data which include not
only e-mail but also the occasional in-person contact or phone call
that I remember to note. It’s not complete – e-mail’s the only thing
that gets automatically tracked
Emacs Org: Display a subset of tasks by context (December 31, 2012, 0) - I wanted to get a quick preview of my top three tasks by context. Since org-tags-view didn’t seem to have a built-in way to limit the
number of displayed items, I used defadvice to add my own. Here’s the relevant code from my Emacs configuration:
(defvar sacha/org-agenda-limit-items nil "Number of items to show in agenda to-do views; nil if
They’re just material things… (February 5, 2007, 0) - … and I shouldn’t get attached to them, but it’s frustrating coming
back to find stuff missing: two of my Corelle bowls, three of my
saucers, five of my mugs…
The suitemate who habitually took my china out of the suite not only
is no longer here, but was also the one who gave me such a hard time