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From: Jonas Bernoulli <jonas@bernoul.li>
To: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
Cc: kyle@kyleam.com, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] ox-texinfo: Turn a description list item with "+" bullet into @itemx
Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2022 16:01:35 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <875yqajy28.fsf@bernoul.li> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87ee5u77mr.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> writes:

> I suggest to require a special attribute before doing so, e.g.,
>
>   #+attr_texinfo: :compact t
>   - key: a ::
>   - key: b ::
>
>   - key: c ::
>   - key: d ::

I have noticed that I accidentally called it ":combine" in the
documentation and have fixed that.  (Do you think we should stick
to ":compact"?)

I would actually prefer to be able to set this once per file, not
least because this looks a bit weird.

   #+attr_texinfo: :compact t
   - key: a ::
   not "compact"

   - key: c ::
   - key: d ::
   "compact"

> Another option would be to merge consecutive lists with such an
> attribute, for the same result:
>
>   #+attr_texinfo: :compact t
>   - key: a ::
>   - key: b ::
>
>   #+attr_texinfo: :compact t
>   - key: c ::
>   - key: d ::

That would seem like a fix for that issue, but as I mentioned before
that doesn't work because it results in two lists, each with one @item
and one @itemx.

You actually suggested that in your first reply:

>>    #+TEXINFO_DEFFN: t
> The chosen UI is rather odd however. I cannot think of another use of
> controlling export thhough "#+keyword: boolean" syntax. Usually, we
> extend the "options" keyword. It could become, for example:
>
>   #+options: texinfo+:t
>
> Could it be possible to use that syntax instead?

You later indicated that you would prefer to specify this per-list.  I
implemented the approach that uses "+" to indicate @itemx items, because
that seemed even nicer to me (because more explicit) but you didn't like
that and so I went with the alternative that you suggested in response
to that attempt.

But I would like to take a step back and ask if

>   #+options: texinfo+:t

still seems like a good idea to you.  (If so, should that be used
instead of the per-list approach or as an alternative?)

     Jonas


  parent reply	other threads:[~2022-01-23 15:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 47+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-09 18:01 Merging ox-texinfo+ into ox-texinfo Jonas Bernoulli
2021-11-19 12:46 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-11-20 21:06   ` Jonas Bernoulli
2021-11-21 12:41     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-11-30 16:58       ` Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-18 21:40         ` [PATCH 0/2] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-18 21:40           ` [PATCH 1/2] ox-texinfo: Turn a description list item with "+" bullet into @itemx Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-26 21:37             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-12-27 18:05               ` Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-30  9:40                 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-01-05 13:12                   ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 15:01                   ` Jonas Bernoulli [this message]
2021-12-18 21:40           ` [PATCH 2/2] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-26 21:46             ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-12-27 18:05               ` Jonas Bernoulli
2021-12-30  0:57                 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-01-05 13:16                   ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-05 13:30           ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-05 13:30             ` [PATCH v2 1/3] ox-texinfo: Add function for use by kbd macro Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-05 13:30             ` [PATCH v2 2/3] ox-texinfo: Optionally use @itemx for certain description list items Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-05 13:30             ` [PATCH v2 3/3] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-14 23:01             ` [PATCH v2 0/3] " Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-18 15:11           ` [PATCH v3 " Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-18 15:11             ` [PATCH v3 1/3] ox-texinfo: Add function for use by kbd macro Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-22 15:19               ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-01-18 15:11             ` [PATCH v3 2/3] ox-texinfo: Optionally use @itemx for certain description list items Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-22 15:33               ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-01-23  1:26                 ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 20:43                 ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-18 15:11             ` [PATCH v3 3/3] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23  0:02               ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-01-23  1:14                 ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 14:45                 ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 20:27           ` [PATCH v4 0/3] " Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 20:27             ` [PATCH v4 1/3] ox-texinfo: Add function for use by kbd macro Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 20:27             ` [PATCH v4 2/3] ox-texinfo: Optionally use @itemx for certain description list items Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 21:17               ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-23 20:27             ` [PATCH v4 3/3] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-31 23:45           ` [PATCH v5 0/4] " Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-31 23:45             ` [PATCH v5 1/4] ox-texinfo: Add function for use by kbd macro Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-31 23:45             ` [PATCH v5 2/4] ox-texinfo: Optionally use @itemx for certain description list items Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-31 23:45             ` [PATCH v5 3/4] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Jonas Bernoulli
2022-01-31 23:45             ` [PATCH v5 4/4] ox-texinfo: Allow enabling compact syntax for @itemx per file Jonas Bernoulli
2022-02-08 23:46             ` [PATCH v5 0/4] ox-texinfo: Define definition commands using description lists Nicolas Goaziou
2022-02-11 20:01               ` Jonas Bernoulli
2022-02-15 21:01               ` [PATCH] etc/ORG-NEWS: Add news items about new features in texinfo exporter Jonas Bernoulli
2022-02-22 19:14                 ` Nicolas Goaziou

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