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From: Eric S Fraga <e.fraga@ucl.ac.uk>
To: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Andreas Eder <a_eder_muc@web.de>
Subject: Re: Syntax Proposal: Multi-line Table Cells/Text Wrapping
Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 10:54:10 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <878s6f5ui5.fsf@ucl.ac.uk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87tup58n0h.fsf@gmail.com> (Tim Cross's message of "Sun, 21 Mar 2021 09:06:53 +1100")

On Sunday, 21 Mar 2021 at 09:06, Tim Cross wrote:
> However, often now, I'm presented with a spreadsheet (or workbook)
> with not a single calculation or cell formula -it is just about
> formatting. 

Exactly.  And this is why I am not happy about org being modified to
enable this.  Make the path of least resistance the most attractive:

> In many ways, workbooks are being treated like a poor persons slow
> inefficient database with a really poor interface.

And also why I suggested that it would be good to have some type of
database functionality in org.  Well, we do already in the form of
properties.  I use these, with column view, all the time, but maybe we
need to think about how such are exported and encourage its use?

-- 
: Eric S Fraga via Emacs 28.0.50, Org release_9.4.4-254-g37749c


  reply	other threads:[~2021-03-22 11:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-03-17 20:29 Atlas Cove
2021-03-17 21:02 ` Daniele Nicolodi
2021-03-17 22:07 ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 13:38   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 14:04     ` Daniele Nicolodi
2021-03-18 15:15     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-18 14:19 ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-03-18 14:26 ` Timothy
2021-03-18 14:31   ` Atlas Cove
2021-03-18 21:58     ` Tim Cross
2021-03-18 22:41       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:08         ` tomas
2021-03-19  8:44           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  8:53             ` tomas
2021-03-19  9:22               ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 10:14                 ` tomas
2021-03-19 10:53                   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 11:08                     ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19 13:43                     ` tomas
2021-03-19 15:07                       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 22:49         ` Samuel Wales
2021-03-21  8:43           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-19  2:27       ` Timothy
2021-03-19  3:50         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-19  4:02           ` Timothy
2021-03-19 13:33       ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-19 21:33         ` Tim Cross
2021-03-20  9:19           ` Eric S Fraga
2021-03-20 10:40           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2021-03-20 13:41         ` Andreas Eder
2021-03-20 22:06           ` Tim Cross
2021-03-22 10:54             ` Eric S Fraga [this message]
2021-04-01  6:15       ` Tom Gillespie

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