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Xah Lee makes Org-Mode easy for non-technical people - and Org-Mode as 2-pane outliner

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Posted by Dr Andus
Sep 28, 2011 at 09:10 PM

 

JBfrom
>But I’m happy to clarify -
>The reason I’m excited about Xah’s page is that it cuts through
>all the technical voodoo for the programmers and gives you the info necessary to use it
>as a writer. It is the best resource I’ve found for this purpose, by a very large margin.
>However it doesn’t really tackle the question of “what is Emacs and why should I use
>it.” For that question, see the Cyborganize page where I link to this pdf:
>http://therandymon.com/papers/emacs-for-writers.pdf

JBfrom, thanks for clarifying, I wasn’t aware of all this history. There is some interesting stuff about the downside of word processors in that PDF. Having just started using Scrivener instead of Word, I’m only just beginning to experience some freedom now…