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Re: Personal approach for collecting Emacs usage statistics advice?


From: Dan.Espen
Subject: Re: Personal approach for collecting Emacs usage statistics advice?
Date: Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:39:29 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Grant Rettke <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> Lately I've been curious whether or not my actual Emacs keymapping
> usage actually reflects how I think
> I use it. What I mean is that I have a goal of mapping frequently used
> operations to easily-accessible keybindings on the keyboard. What I
> plan to do is to record my usage so that I can study it to find
> mapping
> decisions that I got right, and wrong, and also identify things that I
> use that I should be mapping closer to home.
>
> The simplest approach would be to use a keylogger, or advice inside of Emacs.
>
> What I am curious about is your approach if you had done, or would do,
> something like this, and your thoughts an ideas.

Xah Lee did quite a bit of work on this.
I suggest you find his site, and read up on what he's done.
For a while he was providing some lisp and asking people to forward
him their data.  I think his code is still around.

-- 
Dan Espen


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