[svlug] looking for text based note taking tool
J C Lawrence
claw at kanga.nu
Tue Jun 11 14:27:15 PDT 2002
On Wed, 12 Jun 2002 00:15:18 +0300 (IDT)
Ira Abramov <lists-svlug at ira.abramov.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Jun 2002, Muli Ben-Yehuda wrote:
>> Save all of the notes into a special directory (this can be
>> automated). Make queries using standard tools such as grep(1) and
>> find(1). Edit them using your favorite editor. Etc.
$EDITOR ~/.notes/`date "+%Y%m%d-%H%M%S"`
> I sugest editing the "notes" as messages in a Mutt mail folder, saved
> as a Maildir. you get a subject and content for each note. a date of
> last update, an individual file you can grep and edit in other tools,
> a search function, a date filter, and a very good set of tools to
> encrypt notes, forward them as Email, print and whatnot.
Remember mode under XEmacs has a similar set of advantages.
> another idea - get a wiki that works well in lynx or w3m and has a
> "Recently Changed Pages" feature.
There's a couple elisp based wikis IIRC. Not sure if they have a
J C Lawrence
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