[TxMt] New Version of the GTD Bundle
alaskamike at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 05:09:17 UTC 2006
Good catches. Please see inline comments... and thanks for the
On Oct 10, 2006, at 8:26 PM, Adam Potthast wrote:
> I'm not having the issue the other Mike was having. The tab
> commands work well, as does choosing them from the menu.
I'm kind of stumped here, but I'll keep trying to figure it out.
> I am unclear on how the new contexts.gtd file works. In my list
> views, I'm getting truncated context names. "PUTER" for COMPUTER
> and the like. And none of them have matches. But
The way the list views work in this version is to truncate the first
three characters, which may not be the best idea...
> Perhaps a request for functionality: it seems that typing the
> context shortcut plus enter should now insert " - CONTEXT action
> text" rather than "CONTEXT action text". Otherwise you have to add
> the state by hand. Or perhaps typing the state, then a space, then
> the context abbreviation plus enter should insert the state with
> the desired context. The latter would allow you to choose a state
> when choosing a context.
It does the "- CONTEXT text" as coded. When you took the "@"s away
did you add a space (and leave the dash)?
As far as default state, I think it should always be a dash, a caret
(INFO) or a * (PROJECT). I see DELEGATED, WAIT, etc. to be follow-on
> Either that, or add a keyboard shortcut for the "undone" state that
> one can tab after establishing the context and action. Come to
> think of it, that might be more useful in general use as well.
I'll modify UNWAIT to be UNDO STATE CHANGE.
> So a couple of bugs, but I'm looking forward to using the new
> version of states.
> On Oct 10, 2006, at 10:17 PM, Mike Mellor wrote:
>> Adam -
>> You can change the contexts in the contexts.gtd file to whatever
>> you want - I just tried it without the "@"s and it works fine.
>> Just remember to remove both the "@"s in each line. GTD2 is
>> oriented on the characters at the beginning of the lines, rather
>> than the actual words.
>> Any other issues with the new bundle?
>> On Oct 10, 2006, at 6:27 PM, Adam Potthast wrote:
>>> Looks interesting. I'll try to try it out before next week. I
>>> am fond of the capital letter convention for contexts rather than
>>> @, but I should certainly adapt.
>>> I have a little code that could add inbox processing to the
>>> bundle, and I'm pretty sure it will work with the new form with
>>> one minor adjustment. I'll send it under separate cover.
>>> On Oct 9, 2006, at 11:07 AM, Mike Mellor wrote:
>>>> I have added a new version of the GTD bundle to the repository,
>>>> called (for now) GTD2. It is based on a syntax described at
>>>> Also, I have done a quick write-up of the new system at <http://
>>>> panalaska.org/geek/>. It uses a new contexts.gtd file, which I
>>>> have added to the Support folder in the bundle. Based on user
>>>> feedback, I will merge the GTD and GTD2 bundles in a week or
>>>> so. Please let me know if there is any interest in this
>>>> bundle. Thanks!
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