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Re: Tag based dired?

Subject: Re: Tag based dired?
From: Leon
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 22:38:58 +0100
Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
Xiao-Yong Jin <xj2106NO@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi all, I'm wondering if there is some kind of tag or label support in
> dired.
>
> Nowadays tagging or labeling is used widely on the Internet.  Blogs
> and wikis has various tag support.  And gmail has its flexible
> labeling support.  So does the f-spot.  I did some search on the web
> and there is no file manager that really supports tags well.  
>
> So far I use org-mode to organize my staff as well as my files.
> Because you can add various tags to a subject in org-mode, it's easy
> to manager all the files.  However, it's not easy to handle files
> using file links in org-mode.
>
> I think it would be much better if one could give various labels to
> files, and organize and search files using labels, especially in dired
> or even wdired.
>
> I want to ask if there are some easy way to implement this feature in
> emacs?  This file tagging idea is very rough now and I would like to
> do some research to make it more concrete.  And if it's possible, I
> want to implement it as a plugin to dired?

Could you give an example of using tag?

-- 
Leon




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