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I have been trying to find time to install Emacs (temporarily) on jjd because I really want to get my planner running asap. It's a good thing that there is currently a good following for this editor, especially when add-on functionality is introducted: like PlannerMode, which I believe will be a very good tool for me. It will allow the conception of collaborative input/development for tasks and projects.

TODO:

  • 1. Install Emacs. On Ubuntu or any Debian-based distribution of Linux, type "apt-get install emacs21". On Windows, download and unpack the fullbin archive from http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/windows/emacs/emacs-21.3-fullbin-i386.tar.gz (Unpack with Winzip/WinRAR).

  • 2. Start Emacs.

  • 3. Make a directory for your Emacs Lisp files. Could be ~/elisp or C:elisp, or something like that.

  • 4. Download the stable version of Planner from http://sacha.free.net.ph/notebook/emacs/sacha-stable.tar.gz. Unpack this in Emacs Lisp directory. Directories will be: ~/elisp/emacs-wiki, ~/elisp/planner, and ~/elisp/remember.

  • 5. Read through the instructions at http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/PlannerModeQuickStart
    or the documentation at http://sacha.free.net.ph/notebook/doc/dev/planner/planner-el.html .



Sacha concurs with several other developers I know, in that Emacs is actually less intimidating than most people think it is. The bigger concern here now is getting the right time in space for playing around with Emacs.

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