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Re: search "framework" 16 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

> From: Saša Janiška <sjaniska@atmarama.net>
> Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2024 15:05:00 +0100
>
> Hello!

Hello Saša,

> I'm about to start more intense study of some subject and anticipate
> create larger number of notes which means that it is the time to
> (finally) settle on note-taking application. :-)
>
> Besides Denote another candidate is Ekg with different 
> philosophy...
>

Re: Suggestion: allow to run external program on files 19 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/general-issues

> From: Karthik Chikmagalur <contact@karthinks.com>
> Date: Fri, 29 Dec 2023 20:05:00 -0800

> [... 21 lines elided]

> I think we can do better than showing metadata: we can switch between
> previewing media (images, thumbnails, pdfs) and metadata with C-c C-c,
> the way we now switch between raw and hexl views of binary files in
> dired-preview.
>
> Prot, what do you think about working on a generic `file-preview'
> library for Emacs that makes this easy?  The reasons I propose a separate
> library are the following: 
>

Re: whitespace-line override 21 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/modus-themes

> From: João Pedro <jpedrodeamorim@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2023 22:53:19 -0300
>
> Em quarta, 04/01/2023 às 18:56, Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com> escreveu:
>
>> Personally I am fine.  We'll see how the rest goes.  I hope you are
>> doing well.
>
> Seems like it is a end/start-of-the-year tradition for me to mail you
> regarding some faces in Modus Themes! :P
>
> I'm so incredibly sorry I had not replied to you on this, I completely
> forgot about it and might've hit my shortcut to tag it as read without
> actually reading it thoroughly...

Re: org-block faces 21 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/modus-themes

> From: João Pedro <jpedrodeamorim@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2023 22:34:13 -0300
>
> Em segunda, 25/12/2023 às 22:21, João Pedro <jpedrodeamorim@gmail.com> escreveu:
>
>> The situation I came upon was that, when using `org-modern' I noticed
>> that the height set in `org-modern-block-name' wasn't respected, and it
>> turns out it was due to the fact that `org-block-begin-line' inherits
>> from `modus-themes-fixed-pitch', which has a set height. If I execute
>>
>>     (set-face-attribute 'org-block-begin-line nil :inherit nil)
>>
>> I get the correct fontification of the height, but this seems to be far
>> from ideal since other attributes should be inherited from the fixed

Re: org-block faces 21 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/modus-themes

> From: João Pedro <jpedrodeamorim@gmail.com>
> Date: Mon, 25 Dec 2023 22:21:04 -0300
>
> Hi Prot!

Hello João Pedro,

Sorry for the late reply. I am slow to respond due to my limited typing
time (I have pain in my left arm).

> First of all, thank you for the awesome theme (and a bunch of
> other packages I use daily). I shall always start praising all the
> wonderful work you do for the Emacs community!!

Re: Recursive DBlock insertion 21 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

> From: Hanspeter Gisler <hpgisleropen@bluewin.ch>
> Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2023 13:08:33 +0100
>
> Hi Prot,

Hello Hanspeter,

I am sorry for the late response. I am slow to respond due to my limited
typing time.

> I am currently running Denote Version: 2.2.4.
>
> When calling 'denote-org-dblock-insert-files' inside a file which has
> filetag 'xyz' and then try to insert all files having the same filetag

Re: Raising a toast in the memory of mailing lists as the contribution channel 28 days ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

> From: Vedang <ved.manerikar@gmail.com>
> Date: Thu,  1 Feb 2024 10:45:27 +0530
>
> Hello Prot,

Hello Vedang,

> While I completely understand and support your decision to move Denote
> development over to Github, I'd like to say:
>
> Denote was the first project I used after 2008 where I had to push
> patches to a mailing list for contributing, and I was so happy about
> how easy the process is, as compared to PRs on Github. I know that I
> am probably in the minority here, but I'm genuinely sad that the

Re: How I have been using the :missing-only attribute a month ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

Hello again everyone!

> From: Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com>
> Date: Fri,  5 Jan 2024 15:51:17 +0200

> [... 10 lines elided]

>> I too use the :missing-only feature regularly for the dynamic
>> blocks (which is why I contributed it in the first place). I’m
>> looking for a way to bring it back. Is there any progress on
>> this issue? I’d be glad to contribute where I can.
>
> Yes, the plan is to work on it. I want to bring the feature back
> exclusively for the denote-org-dblock.el (unless there is a good

Re: patch to create journal entries on a different date a month ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

> From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org>
> Date: Sat, 27 Jan 2024 09:21:03 +0100
>
> Hello Prot,

Hello Alan,

> On 2024-01-23 12:18, Protesilaos Stavrou <info@protesilaos.com> writes:
>
>>> Should we resume the discussion here, or do you prefer I submit a patch
>>> on github?
>>
>> Yes, let's resume it there.
>

Re: Bug in backlinks search a month ago

From Protesilaos Stavrou to ~protesilaos/denote

> From: Peter Prevos <peter@prevos.net>
> Date: Sat, 20 Jan 2024 08:45:53 +1100
>
> Hi Prot et al.,

Hello Peter,

> I noted that a search for backlinks yields results that are not 
> technically links.
>
> As I am experimenting with saving the complete Denote archive as a 
> JSON file for visualisation, I noted that the backlinks search 
> also returns hits on my notes with embedded JSON snippets, e.g.: 
> {"id":"20190402T054953","name":"Adams (1994): The Knot