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RE: Bits and bobs



emacspeak-addons would be best 
>>>>> "Bart" == Bart Bunting <bart@bunting.net.au> writes:
    Bart> Any suggestions on a name for it? Emacspeak-config
    Bart> perhaps?
    Bart> 
    Bart> emacspeak-addons
    Bart> 
    Bart> emacspeak-stuff
    Bart> 
    Bart> 
    Bart> Kind regards Bart
    Bart> 
    Bart> Tim Cross <tcross@une.edu.au> writes:
    Bart> 
    >> Now that Raman has mentioned it, I think a github
    >> repository for snippets of emacspeak related code and
    >> scripts might be a good idea. I agree that due to the
    >> specialist requirements for emacspeak users, a more
    >> general emacs repository is probably not that useful.
    >> 
    >> A github repo could also be a rich source of code/ideas
    >> for Raman. For example, if a bit of code was popular and
    >> received significant enough attention, Raman could
    >> consider adding it to the main emacspeak distro.
    >> 
    >> This could also be a possible solution to having a
    >> 'better' default configuration. I've been running my emacs
    >> configuration out of a github repo for a while now and
    >> find it really good. Now, whenever I need to get emacs and
    >> emacspeak running on a new system, I just clone the repo
    >> into ~/.emacs.d and if I make any changes, I just make
    >> them locally and push them back up to github, later
    >> pulling them down onto other hosts as necessary.
    >> 
    >> Tim
    >> --
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    >> England Armidale NSW 2351
    >> 
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    >> tcross@une.edu.au ________________________________________
    >> From: Bart Bunting [bart@bunting.net.au] Sent: Friday, 14
    >> February 2014 1:46 PM To: tv.raman.tv@gmail.com Cc:
    >> emacspeak@cs.vassar.edu Subject: Re: Bits and bobs
    >> 
    >> Raman,
    >> 
    >> I'm thinking that 1 is too specific and time consuming. 2
    >> might be useful if other people wanted to
    >> contribute. Something like a grab bag of bits that have
    >> been useful to emacspeak users at some point in time all
    >> in a git repo.
    >> 
    >> 
    >> 3 Again, this stuff is pretty specific to emacspeak users
    >> so the generic emacs wiki doesn't feel right.
    >> 
    >> 
    >> I could just post to the list and hope that searches turn
    >> it up if required.
    >> 
    >> Does anyone else have any stuff that would be
    >> contributable to a git repo.
    >> 
    >> 
    >> Kind regards Bart
    >> 
    >> "T. V. Raman" <tv.raman.tv@gmail.com> writes:
    >> 
    >>> A few thoughts:
    >>> 
    >>> it's a balance between how much time you're willing to
    >>> put into packaging/documenting things vs how broadly it
    >>> gets used.
    >>> 
    >>> Based on these two parameters here are a range of choices
    >>> I see:
    >>> 
    >>> 1. Well-packaged/documented: publish via elpa -- easiest
    >>> for the user.
    >>> 
    >>> 2. Check it into github as a first step -- with the goal
    >>> of getting to 1 -- risk is that it might be yet another
    >>> moribund/undiscovered blob of code
    >>> 
    >>> 3. Create a page on the Emacs Wiki with tips and code
    >>> fragments.
    >>>>>>>> "Bart" == Bart Bunting <bart@bunting.net.au> writes:
    Bart> Morning, I have a couple of bits of glue, both elisp
    Bart> and shell scripts that are pretty specific to my
    Bart> workflow but never the less may be helpful for someone
    Bart> out there.
    Bart> 
    Bart> If anyone is interested let me know and I'll clean them
    Bart> up and post.
    Bart> 
    Bart> - I run emacs on the mac. I run windows in a vmware
    Bart> fusion vm. I have Some elisp and a shell script that
    Bart> let you send a file from a dired buffer over to the vm
    Bart> and launch openbook on it and OCR the file. There are
    Bart> limitations in that openbook has no scripting so it
    Bart> just opens the file in openbook. It may be possible to
    Bart> do more with some sort of automation on the windows
    Bart> side but I find it convenient enough to just hit a key
    Bart> in emacs and have the file OCR and open in windows.
    Bart> 
    Bart> - The other is a bit of elisp that lets you open a file
    Bart> from a dired buffer in chrome. Pretty simple but I find
    Bart> it helpful.
    Bart> 
    Bart> 
    Bart> Raman, is there a better way for the community to
    Bart> collect these sort of hacks? I'm thinking now of things
    Bart> that are really only useful to emacspeak users and not
    Bart> the wider community? Perhaps a wiki or some sort of git
    Bart> repo? --
    Bart> 
    Bart> 
    Bart> Kind regards
    Bart> 
    Bart> Bart
    Bart> 
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    >> Bart
    >> --
    >> 
    >> 
    >> Kind regards
    >> 
    >> Bart
    >> 
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    Bart> Bart --
    Bart> 
    Bart> 
    Bart> Kind regards
    Bart> 
    Bart> Bart

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