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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com>
Cc: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>,
	emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Samuel Loury <konubinix@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: stability of toc links
Date: Sat, 01 May 2021 16:09:14 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <871raqsfzp.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87czuabm6w.fsf@gmail.com> (Timothy's message of "Sat, 01 May 2021 21:47:19 +0800")

Timothy <tecosaur@gmail.com> writes:

> Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> writes:
>
>> I don't think such a system would preserve properties offered by
>> `org-export-get-reference', for example in non-latin languages. Also,
>> header content is not stable enough: when you're linking to the custom
>> ID, you may be able to change the title and yet preserve the link.
>>
>> However, your proposal may be an improvement over
>> `org-export-get-reference' in the context of "ox-html.el", that I don't
>> know. That's the second way I wrote about.
>
> My proposal basically replaces the random hex generating function in
> `org-export-get-reference' with a call to a function
> `org-reference-contraction' which takes a header and outputs a string
> like "some-header-string" and then has digits appended should it be
> non-unique (i.e. "some-header-string-2", "some-header-string-3").
> For certain recognised blocks (e.g. src and example blocks) it appends
> ",{block}--{n}", for example: "some-header-string,code--1".
>
> I consider this to be quite a nice improvement.

This is mostly what Texinfo exporter does, too. So it must be suitable
in some contexts, indeed.

However, I wouldn't consider it as an improvement over generic
`org-export-get-reference'. I pointed out some concerns I have about the
robustness of this system already. I don't think you answered to any of
them. I fear we may be communicating past each other in this thread.

Regards,


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-01 14:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 50+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-12-08 23:28 Samuel Wales
2020-12-08 23:30 ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-09  1:39   ` Tom Gillespie
2020-12-12 21:51     ` TRS-80
2020-12-12 22:47       ` TRS-80
2020-12-09  2:48 ` TEC
2020-12-09  8:45   ` Diego Zamboni
2020-12-09  9:15   ` Carsten Dominik
2020-12-09 21:25     ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-10  9:55       ` Carsten Dominik
2020-12-10 12:49         ` TEC
2020-12-10 14:36           ` TEC
2020-12-11  7:51             ` Carsten Dominik
2020-12-19  6:41               ` Carsten Dominik
2020-12-19 11:22                 ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-04-18 21:02   ` Samuel Wales
2020-12-14 10:46 ` Dominique Dumont
2021-04-18 10:32 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-20  0:58   ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-20 10:34     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-21  0:33       ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-21  8:32         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-21 13:32           ` Samuel Loury
2021-04-21 16:24             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-23 15:15               ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-04-23 20:46                 ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-23 20:48                   ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-23 20:51                     ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-24  3:05                 ` Timothy
2021-04-25 17:01               ` Dominique Dumont
2021-04-30  6:24                 ` Timothy
2021-04-30 12:20                   ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-04-21 23:20             ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-21 23:30               ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-29 21:40                 ` TRS-80
2021-04-29 22:18                   ` Samuel Wales
2021-04-30  1:48                     ` TRS-80
2021-04-30  5:13                     ` Tim Cross
2021-04-30 10:02                       ` Samuel Loury
2021-04-30 11:12                         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-04-30 21:12                           ` Tim Cross
2021-05-01 12:36                             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-01 12:48                               ` Timothy
2021-05-01 13:13                                 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-01 13:47                                   ` Timothy
2021-05-01 14:09                                     ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-05-01 14:22                                       ` Timothy
2021-05-02 12:10                                         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-02 20:16                                           ` Timothy
2021-05-01  3:08                           ` Greg Minshall

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