Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-23 Thread e.fraga
On Friday, 20 Mar 2015 at 11:40, Randomcoder wrote: [...] At this point in time I'm using Org-Mode's agenda to view events. Should I try to sync them up with my phone and if so what is the recommended way to go ? I use MobileOrg on Android to sync between org and Google's calendar. -- :

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-23 Thread e.fraga
On Friday, 20 Mar 2015 at 11:29, Randomcoder wrote: [...] So would your computer find out the timezone and switch it automatically ? (IIRC Ubuntu does that by default) No, I would change the time zone manually. On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 04:33:44PM +, Eric S Fraga wrote: org data were

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-20 Thread Randomcoder
Hi Eric, I've also seen these threads from the archive of the mailing list discussing about the very same thing. In summary it seems that in 2008 Carsten's opinion on this was that it would add a lot of complexity and it's a pandora's box about to be open. In 2014, Nicolas's reply seems a bit

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-20 Thread Randomcoder
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 02:09:31PM -0400, Ken Mankoff wrote: I have a solution that works quite well outside of Org. Apple Calendar supports timezones plus a floating option. I use Org for all my floating events - local to the computer and me, whatever TZ we're in. I haven't found a way to

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-20 Thread Ken Mankoff
On 2015-03-20 at 05:40, Randomcoder randomcod...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 02:09:31PM -0400, Ken Mankoff wrote: I have a solution that works quite well outside of Org. Apple Calendar supports timezones plus a floating option. I use Org for all my floating events - local to the

[O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-18 Thread Randomcoder
Hi, Currently, AFAIK when scheduling something in Org-Mode, the timestamp doesn't have a timezone. Use-case example: Let's say Carsten Dominik schedules a meeting with someone, then jumps on a plane and travels to some place that's on a timezone difference of -/+ 3 hours. He will probably miss

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-18 Thread Eric S Fraga
On Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 at 10:13, Randomcoder wrote: Hi, Currently, AFAIK when scheduling something in Org-Mode, the timestamp doesn't have a timezone. [...] Thanks for taking the time to read this. I welcome any feedback on this as I'm interested in how other people are solving this

Re: [O] [proposal] timezone-aware timestamps enhancement

2015-03-18 Thread Ken Mankoff
On 2015-03-18 at 12:33, Eric S Fraga e.fr...@ucl.ac.uk wrote: On Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015 at 10:13, Randomcoder wrote: Currently, AFAIK when scheduling something in Org-Mode, the timestamp doesn't have a timezone. there is no specific solution unfortunately. Having spent a year living and