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Re: Want to capture a 00_README.org file to current directory


From: Alan E. Davis
Subject: Re: Want to capture a 00_README.org file to current directory
Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 10:50:37 -0700

My apology: I meant to send this to the org-mode help list.

Alan Davis

On Mon, Sep 23, 2019 at 8:45 PM Alan E. Davis <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello:
>
> I like ChangeLog a lot, so I sometimes use it.  However, my org mode
> capture set up duplicates that effort for many routine kinds of work with
> emacs.
>
> It would seem like a no-brainer, but maybe not.  I wonder whether a
> ChangeLog functionality can be either replaced or augmented using
> org-mode.
>
> I have a  plethora of little projects scattered all over my home directory
> tree.  I might be working on a graph of today's tides, so I might make a
> new folder, and work away.  Then, at some point, I need to save some notes
> that are convenient to find without digging through a lot of cruft.  (I
> have a lot of cruft).
>
> Ideally, my capture template would search for some standard file in the
> current folder, such as 00_README.org, then set up in a date-time tree to
> edit a note, then save the file, whether new or not, in the current
> directory.
>
> It seems ChangeLog may sometimes save to a directory a the head of a tree,
> I'm not sure.  This might be an interesting option , if I wanted to graph
> tides for a number of sites, within an overall directory tree.
>
> I wonder if something like this has been implemented.  I think the main
> trick might be to use the current directory.  Maybe this is trivial,
> probably so, and for this I apologize.
>
> Alan Davis
>
> --
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>
> The use of corrupt manipulations and blatant rhetorical ploys ...---
> outright lying, flagwaving, personal attacks, setting up phony
> alternatives, misdirection, jargon-mongering, evading key issues, feigning
> disinterested objectivity, willful misunderstanding of other points of
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>              ---- Edward Tufte (in context of making presentations)
>
>
>


-- 
[Fill in the blanks]

The use of corrupt manipulations and blatant rhetorical ploys ...---
outright lying, flagwaving, personal attacks, setting up phony
alternatives, misdirection, jargon-mongering, evading key issues, feigning
disinterested objectivity, willful misunderstanding of other points of
view---suggests that ... lacks both credibility and evidence.

             ---- Edward Tufte (in context of making presentations)


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