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emacspeak-bmk-mgr vanished?



If at least one  or more of you are using bmk-mgr, then it's easy
enough to restore suport for it, I'll do that; let's not waste
time debating the strengths of org-mode here.

For myself, I'm uing org-capture -- which is a rewrite of
remember for org.
-- 
Best Regards,
--raman

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Best Regards,
--raman


On 1/17/11, Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> wrote:
>
> Hi Robert,
>
> thanks, that is a very similar setup to what I have - I find it a bit more
> 'clunky' than bmk-mgr, especially with respect to managing large numbers of
> bookmarks. I can customize it further and will be able to customize it to
> better suit my needs, I just wanted to avoid having to do that right now.
> While
> we can do almost anything with emacs, finding the time to write and maintain
> custom extensions can be problematic. I also have to now convert my existing
> bookmarks file to org format, which is straight-forward, but again, need to
> find the time.
>
> For now, I've restored emacspeak-bmk-mgr as this will at least let me run
> bmk-mgr and access my bookmarks. The rest will go into my growing org-mode
> todo
> list!
>
> Tim
>
>
> Robert D. Crawford writes:
>  > "Tim Cross" <tcross@une.edu.au> writes:
>  >
>  > > I see that emacspeak-bmk-mgr has been moved to the obsolete directory.
> What are
>  > > people using these days for managing web bookmarks? I looked at
> org-mode, but
>  > > found it less useful/convenient 'out of the box' than bmk-mgr.
>  >
>  > Not sure about others, save for Dr. Ramen (who uses org mode), but I use
>  > org-mode like so:
>  >
>  > (setq org-remember-templates
>  >       '(("Bookmark" ?b "* %a %^g %!" "~/bookmarks.org" "Main")
>  >         ("CoffeeTips" ?c "* %?%:subject \n\n %i" "~/coffee-tips.org")
>  >         ("Tasks" ?t "* TODO %?\n  %u" "~/todo.org" "Tasks")
>  >         ("Notes" ?n "* %u %?" "~/notes.org" "Notes")
>  >         ))
>  >
>  > (defun rdc-bookmark ()
>  >   "shortcut for storing bookmarks with org-remember"
>  >   (interactive)
>  >   (org-remember nil "b")
>  >   ;; we want to save the bookmarks file.
>  >   (org-save-all-org-buffers))
>  >
>  >
>  > Which gives you a bookmark file that looks like this:
>  >
>  > ** Page 1 Title                                 :tag1:tag2:tag3:
>  > ** Page 2 Title                                 :tag1:tag2:tag3:
>  > ** Page 3 Title                                 :tag1:tag2:tag3:
>  >
>  > Then you use C-c C-o to open bookmarks and C-c \ to search for a tag.
>  > I'm sure there are other commands to use but I've not needed them.
>  >
>  > I'm actually the one who requested the feature allowing the w3 page
>  > title to be passed.
>  >
>  > HTH,
>  > rdc
>  > --
>  > Robert D. Crawford                                     robdcraw@gmail.com
>  >
>  > I will always love the false image I had of you.
>  >
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