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Re: [h-e-w] Syncing Emacs org files

From: Ben Straub
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Syncing Emacs org files
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 15:16:40 -0700

Dropbox. Use git if you need file history or the ability to backup to github.

On Sep 7, 2011 3:08 PM, "Sarir Khamsi" <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've recently started down the spiritually enlightening path that is org
> mode and noticed that I now have a bunch of org files on my laptop
> (WinXP) and my desktop (Windows 7). There now seems to be a problem of
> keeping these files synced up. Ediff is an option but that means knowing
> what files have changed, and they are in a variety of dirs in my "home"
> dir. rsync has been an option for directories, but with org files, it's
> possible that the contents may need to be merged.
> As you might guess, the laptop is not always connected to the same
> network as the desktop, but eventually, they get hooked up, so using a
> single file shared by both computer is not an option.
> Ideally, I'd like a platform-neutral approach but I'd be OK with a
> Windows-only solution. So my questions are:
> 1) What have people done in Emacs to sync up files in a somewhat
> automated fashion?
> 2) Is this best handled outside of Emacs with something like git (and
> mapping drives in Windows)?
> Thanks.
> Sarir
> --
> Sarir Khamsi
> software guy
> address@hidden

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