Notes on Emacs chat between John Wiegley and Sacha Chua

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See http://sachachua.com/blog/2012/07/transcript-emacs-chat-john-wiegley/ for the video and transcript.

I only record items useful for me.

  • Use gnus heavily
  • ERC in another Emacs instance
  • Look at Magit buffer to get overview
  • Use builit in vc mode, C-x v =' to get diff of current file </li> <li>One single org, other seven are archives </li> <li>Helm (fork of anything.el) </li> <li>Gnus read mail and rss (gwene), Adaptive scoring is good. </li> <li>fetchmail to fetch from Gmail </li> <li>Organize Structure (rename/moving files folders) </li> <li>Twenty items in hot list in org-mode linking to other lists and areas of machine </li> <li>Dropvox to record voice at dropbox.com and org-mode hook to get voice message </li> <li>M-m to callorg-capture'
  • 'Quick Keys' on Mac plus some apple script (Viewing page in Chrome, M-n to activate emacs, put a link)
  • Emacs can view PDF
  • Reading Emacs manual from the scratch
  • Emacspeak to read the manual
  • Ledger for the accounting
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