The most elegant TODO list

Yesterday I came across a really elegant solution to the TODO list problem.  I tried it out and got immediately hooked!  If you are one of those people who practice variations of Zero Inbox approach – especially with your Desktop icons, I strongly recommend you try it out.

After using it for a few hours, I however patched it up a bit.  Here is mine.  It’s the same approach, just slightly more tilted towards my needs.  More specifically:

  • Use directories instead of empty files.  Empty files are handy for any notes you need to throw into the TODO item, but directories are even more useful, cause I can drop related files into there and then get rid of all of them in one go, once the task is done.
  • Run “todo” without any parameters to get the list of TODO items.

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