How do you refactor notes?
Over time, I tend to add more information and nuance to my notes. I'll read more on a topic, gather conflicting and supporting material, then augment my existing notes. I'm curious as to how often others refactor their notes, along with any tips or tricks they've learned along they way.
That may be a little abstract, so let me give you a concrete example. I currently have a note titled something like "Reasons why X is better than Y." I may start a note like this with information from one source. That source may have two reasons why X is better than Y, so I put that in my note. Then maybe a week later I find a second source that confirms the same two reasons why X is better than Y. At this point I will go back to my original note, add a new citation, provide a new quote or two, and rewrite the note a bit, maybe with some new information. Then a week later I find a third source and he mentions a third (new) reason why X is better than Y. I'll go back to my note again, add the new citation, and add some more information.
As I augment notes over time, I need to restructure them a bit to ensure they flow well. And often they get large enough to break into smaller notes. I'm interested in hearing the experiences of others on this topic.
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