[chandler-users] note taking from discussion forums, blogs, and wikis

Jason Lillywhite jason.lillywhite at gmail.com
Thu Aug 14 06:23:07 PDT 2008

When I go to load my chandler desktop, it says another instance of chandler
is already running. How do I find the one that is running or turn it off so
I can get things working?

On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Jason Lillywhite <
jason.lillywhite at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thank you for the ideas. I will start experimenting! I'm almost done
> reading "Dreaming in Code" and feel honored to be getting an email from one
> of the stars of the book!
> We have 28,000 employees in our consulting firm and I hope to get others
> around here using this great tool. I keep having moments where I say, "Oh, I
> didn't know this part of my computing life could actually be made easier."
> We get stuck in a world (using just Outlook) and get used to it.
> Thanks again.
> On Fri, Aug 8, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Mimi Yin <mimi at osafoundation.org> wrote:
>> Hi Jason,
>> Welcome to the users list. I would say that Chandler right now is best
>> able to help you make the "save the document somewhere and hope I can find
>> it later" part of your workflow easier.
>> Instead of having to invent a filing system to store all the discussions
>> you're collecting, you can organize the snippets into the Chandler
>> collections you're already maintaining to manage todos, reminders and
>> meetings (assuming you're using Chandler for these kinds of things ;)
>> If the discussions you're collecting are relevant to the work you're
>> doing, you can use the NOW-LATER-DONE Triage Status to track which ones are
>> relevant now, might be relevant in the future and/or
>> Not sure what kind of work you're doing, but for example, if you find a
>> useful discussion on "Vaccinations and other health and medical tips for
>> traveling to the Amazon." You can add it to a Home collection you share with
>> your family (if it's a family vacation) or a Travel collection (if it's a
>> work expedition). If you know already that you won't begin planning your
>> trip to the Amazon until next month, then you can triage the discussion to
>> LATER with a Tickler alarm set for next month.
>> In other words, Chandler can help you bridge the gap between the
>> information you're collecting and task management / calendaring.
>> Hope that answers your question!
>> Mimi
>> On Aug 6, 2008, at 6:54 AM, Jason Lillywhite wrote:
>>  I would like to make my life easier when I go through an online forum
>>> discussion and want to save information from the conversation for later.
>>> Right now, I have to email the conversation to myself, copy the text to a
>>> document, save the document somewhere and hope I can find it later. Can
>>> Chandler help me with this?
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