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Tasks
Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated. Covey quadrants - Q1 & Q3: urgent, Q1 & Q2: important
A1XTry out ion based on zeDek's recommendation
A2XSet up POP and IMAP server on the IntranetServer
A3XAnswer tala's interview
C1XLook at new emacs-wiki.el and see if I can make planner day pages treated specially.
Notes

1. emacswiki:SachaChua : 11:12

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Someone updated my wiki page! Yay. People actually care about getting to my website. I really should check the access logs...

2. Evolution of an Emacs user --- reflection, linux : 12:55

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Like almost all newbies, I started out with pico, the editor that comes with pine. pico was friendly. pico was easy to use. pico also kept wrapping my lines, which is a Very Bad Idea when you're programming. I discovered that pico -w would turn such undesirable behavior off, and alias pico="pico -w " became part of my .bashrc everywhere.

However, I felt mildly ashamed of pico. All the Unix books said I should learn how to use vi, so I did. vi was fun, too - vim, especially. I had my funky one-line ex commands, like :s%/foo/bar/g. I could go to any line with :linenumber. I regularly used :! to invoke shell commands. I liked the way it syntax-colored practically all the files I edited - even the more obscure ones - and I was even thinking of writing my own syntax files for the things it didn't handle yet.

I suppose it was sheer curiosity that made me try out Emacs. Emacs was an intellectual challenge. I found myself attracted to its intimidating complexity. I wanted to see if I could get the hang of it.

Emacs was surprisingly easy to use. I read through the tutorial. I even browsed through the info node in my spare time. I used the menu bar and the tool bar until I learned the different shortcuts and extended commands. It was pretty cool.

Then one summer, I opened the Emacs LISP intro manual. I got hooked. I started reading Emacs source code. I traced through functions. I wrote my own. I did more and more stuff in Emacs and I realized how much I had missed by using other editors.

Emacs is cool. =)

3. uw-imapd and horde : 13:39

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I'm still getting Notice: Certificate failure for localhost: self signed certificate: /C=PH/ST=Metro Manila/L=Makati/O=Adphoto, Inc./CN=192.168.1.41/Email=sacha@localhost (errflg=2) in Unknown on line 0 - I wonder what's wrong...

4. imapd howto : 13:43

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http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Postfix-Cyrus-Web-cyradm-HOWTO/ looks useful. Unfortunately, my aunt wants to get on the Internet so that she can chat, so I can't test it out right now. I definitely need an extra patch cable or two...

6. songs : 14:25

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Started putting together a SongLyrics wiki node for the songs I like singing.

7. remind.el : 15:16

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zeDek from #emacs needs info on PlannerAndRemind, so I guess it's time to make a wikinode about it.

8. emacs-wiki-edit-link-at-point : 15:39

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emacs-wiki-edit-link-at-point works again. It can be found in ../emacs/emacs-wiki-config.el

9. ack! misquoted! : 15:54

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The article written by Rizal Raoul Reyes in the 2003.03.18 issue of Today is okay, except for one factual error. My parents never told me computers were a 'guy' thing. In fact, they encouraged us to get into whatever fields we wanted. I wouldn't have gotten anywhere without their support. I hope that the article doesn't give parents or kids the impression that computers are a guy thing, or that parental support isn't important.

10. imap server correctly installed : 17:19

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but I'm having problems with horde2 - I can't seem to log in...

11. ion window manager : 18:46

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Ion's pretty okay, but you need to tweak the default configuration a bit. More info in the IonWindowManager node

12. rss feeds : 20:26

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I need to understand precisely what rss feeds are for, and why I should get around to publishing at least my daily pages as one. =)

13. consider PlannerMode to XML : 20:45

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Some thoughts have been added to the PlannerMode wikinode on parsing it as a tree, and transforming it to XML.

14. horde2 giving me trouble : 22:08

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I have no idea why the login refuses to do anything. It just sits there. Perhaps it's because it's trying to do a plaintext login? I've confirmed that Cyrus IMAPd works...

15. twig is wonderful! : 23:20

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I'll use twig for the webmail interface. We're almost good to go!
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