From: Ian Barton <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [Bug] Doc string for org-clock-into-drawer truncated? Date: Tue, 21 Jun 2011 10:18:28 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <4E0061E4.firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <875E1ACA-B404-4783-95B3-3EAE52759E0C@gmail.com> On 21/06/11 08:49, Carsten Dominik wrote: > > On Jun 20, 2011, at 9:32 PM, Achim Gratz wrote: > >> >> In org-clock.el, the following definition is found: >> >> (defcustom org-clock-into-drawer org-log-into-drawer >> "Should clocking info be wrapped into a drawer? >> When t, clocking info will always be inserted into a :LOGBOOK: drawer. >> If necessary, the drawer will be created. >> When nil, the drawer will not be created, but used when present. >> When an integer and the number of clocking entries in an item >> reaches or exceeds this number, a drawer will be created. >> When a string, it names the drawer to be used. >> >> The default for this variable is the value of `org-log-into-drawer', >> which see." >> … >> >> I can't make much sense of the last sentence which looks truncated. > > It means, please look at the variable org-log-into-drawer for > more information. I have seen this idiom in Emacs > in a number of places, so I assumed it is OK. > I agree with Achim, that idiom makes no sense to a native English speaker. To make sense it should say something like ".... for which see the doc string for `org-log-into-drawer', or even better the way Achim's patch is worded. Having just been picky, I must say that I am astounded by the general high standard of English both on this list and in the org documentation, from many people for whom it must be a second language. If only many of our native English writers could communicate so clearly and with correct grammar! Ian.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-06-21 9:18 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2011-06-20 19:32 Achim Gratz 2011-06-21 7:49 ` Carsten Dominik 2011-06-21 9:18 ` Ian Barton [this message] 2011-06-26 15:27 ` Achim Gratz 2011-06-22 21:11 ` Achim Gratz 2011-06-26 16:10 ` [PATCH] Introduce CLOCK_INTO_DRAWER property like the existing LOG_INTO_DRAWER (was: [Bug] Doc string for org-clock-into-drawer truncated?) Achim Gratz 2011-06-27 10:14 ` [PATCH] Introduce CLOCK_INTO_DRAWER property like the existing LOG_INTO_DRAWER Bastien 2011-06-27 19:52 ` Achim Gratz 2011-06-28 16:38 ` Bastien
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