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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Taru Karttunen <taruti@taruti.net>, Dan Davison <davison@stats.ox.ac.uk>
Cc: emacs-orgmode Org-Mode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: cannot edit two source code examples simultaneously
Date: Mon, 18 May 2009 17:23:48 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1B7DED06-CFA7-481D-982A-B077A642205D@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1242627915-sup-1869@oz.taruti.net>


On May 18, 2009, at 8:27 AM, Taru Karttunen wrote:

> Excerpts from Dan Davison's message of Mon May 18 09:07:11 +0300 2009:
>> I think it's more complicated than that: source code loss is also the
>> motivation for doing something like this. If you are editing the  
>> code in
>> the *Org Edit Src* buffer, and get distracted, you may return to  
>> the org
>> buffer and mistakenly decide that it contains the latest content.  
>> I've
>> done that two or three times in the last couple of days, resulting in
>> lost work. That mistake cannot be made so easily when there is only  
>> ever
>> one current copy of the code. If you close emacs without C-c ', or  
>> your
>> laptop power runs out, then I agree that is bad, but I thought  
>> perhaps
>> there might be a good solution along these lines. Maybe an  
>> alternative
>> would be to maintain a work-in-progress message along with the
>> out-of-date code?
>
> How about this - set the source code with a special overlay/property
> when editing it. The property could turn the code into a link to the
> buffer and set it read-only.

OK, the source code in the Org buffer is now highlighted while
being edited, and you can click on it to go back to the
editing buffer.  I hope that does solve you problems, Dan?

It is not yet read-only, but this feels like an Emacs bug, because I
do set read-only in the overlay.

>
> - Taru Karttunen
>
>
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  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-05-18 16:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-05-15  5:38 Hsiu-Khuern Tang
2009-05-16 17:39 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-17 17:28   ` Dan Davison
2009-05-18  5:38     ` Taru Karttunen
2009-05-18  6:07       ` Dan Davison
2009-05-18  6:27         ` Taru Karttunen
2009-05-18 10:12           ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-18 15:23           ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-05-18 17:40             ` Dan Davison
2009-05-18 10:48     ` Carsten Dominik
2009-05-19  0:32   ` Hsiu-Khuern Tang

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