… a section of the community devoted to talking about WORKFLOW? It might/could also encompass questions of definition or purpose as they pertain to use and structure.
I am often overwhelmed (or, for reduced hyperbole: confused? indecisive?) when trying to figure out what something should be (A Tag? A new type of Tag? Why can’t I create a sub-Tag? [ex: Contact-Personal, Contact-Work.] Is this a Note or a File?) and what Properties should be attached. (Do I need custom props?) And then… what relationships are needed? Should I create a new workspace? Oh!.. would a new workspace obviate my feeling that I need subTags?
I need to keep track of tasks. I think this may pretty clearly fall into ‘Feature’ category but I created (as best I could) a Tag. I worry about what this may cost me in time later. Do I need (or would I be better off) to divert some information to another program. What are others doing?
Many of my tasks involve email. I need to write one. I received one & must take action. I have sent one and I need to watch for a reply. Emails relate to projects -workspace? sometimes a node in a different workspace? They also relate to people &, sometimes, an object or goal. Sometimes, the person contacted is a known entity, sometimes it’s a cold contact. I would need to differentiate -or, do I?
Even more basic: Note vs. File? I’m thinking my hard fast rule might need to be: “If any part of the document can be imported, it’s a FILE.” Does that work? Is that what other people do?
I often charge off on thoughts or questions generated from something I read or saw.
Do I copy and paste the triggering passage to a note? Create a file (files) and then relate them to a Note? Is there a way (Does it make sense) to use Mentions? Comments?
If I want to create rules (I need ways to discipline myself!), how do I (do I?) differentiate between a written document and a video that prompted thought? Videos are an instance of a digital file but is there need/desire/benefit in having a different Node type?
I get all looped around with stuff like this. It is (very?) obstructive. I want to talk to people about these types of issues. Where do I put them? Is anyone interested? Where should they go?
Meanwhile… HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!