Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-10 Thread soundsgoodtome
wow, jim, this is awesome. i'll try it later this evening. thanks!! -- On May 9, 2007, at 12:25pm, Jim DeVona wrote: On 5/9/07, Jim DeVona [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the more i think about this issue, i realize that there are many documents i will need to change.

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-10 Thread Jim DeVona
Just to let you know, I've successfully synced a bunch of backdated items (I use SyncTogether). Both libraries contained a large set of notes I imported last year (so all the Yojimbo items were considered created in Nov 2006). On one machine I used my backdate items script to restore their

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-09 Thread Jim DeVona
On 5/8/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: thanks, jim. i really appreciate this. No problem. After thinking about it a bit I realized it was something I could use myself. the more i think about this issue, i realize that there are many documents i will need to change. in fact,

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-09 Thread Jim DeVona
On 5/9/07, Jim DeVona [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: the more i think about this issue, i realize that there are many documents i will need to change. in fact, for me, it will be essentially every document that i import as such, going forward, it's going to be quite a bit of extra work to

Dates created and modified

2007-05-07 Thread Ross Winn
Can I chime in too? Maybe only allowing the creation date to be modified. I don't know, but it is an interesting question. What really pisses me off is that the creation and mod dates aren't supported for backup and restore. When I expert all of my items, since Yojimbo has no convenient

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-07 Thread Derik DeLong
Couldn't you just back up Yojimbo's database? On 5/7/07, Ross Winn [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Can I chime in too? Maybe only allowing the creation date to be modified. I don't know, but it is an interesting question. What really pisses me off is that the creation and mod dates aren't supported

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-07 Thread Jim DeVona
On 5/4/07, [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hence, request #1: the ability to edit the creation and modification dates. IMHO, registering the date of *import*, as if it were the date of creation, is simply incorrect. (the date that a pre-existing document was imported into yojimbo

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-06 Thread infrahile
On 6 May 2007, at 14:51, tedd wrote: No offense meant to the Yojimbo programmers, but this is an example of how a programmer thinks that s/he knows what the user needs as compared to what the user actually wants. Well, not necessarily, there are all sorts of more likely explanations

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-06 Thread infrahile
On 6 May 2007, at 15:21, tedd wrote: But from experience, programmers think about the data and not necessarily how user will use it -- that's why GUI is like a new (anything that is less than 20 years old is new to me) science to programming. First, solve the problem and then make it easy

Re: Dates created and modified

2007-05-05 Thread Yvan Rahbé
Hello, I also support these two features, especially #2 (date modification may have its drawbacks -so a toggle bhaviour in prefs might be OK-, and importing creation dates seems a good option). Thanks yvan Le 5 mai 07 à 03:28, [EMAIL PROTECTED] a écrit : this is a two-part request: i'm

Dates created and modified

2007-05-04 Thread soundsgoodtome
this is a two-part request: i'm leaning heavily toward yojimbo, after trying out various competitors, especially one called kit. so now, i'd like to transfer some items from kit into yojimbo. but when i do, yojimbo registers the date of *import* as the date *created*, which causes