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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: Mario Frasca <mario@anche.no>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: [bug] select TODO items and unexpected behaviour
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2020 16:04:19 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87a70narek.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <32b85f8a-3f26-15d8-8d93-cbdd222ab3db@anche.no>

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Mario Frasca writes:

> if we were using self-evaluating symbols, the issue would vanish, and 
> the code might result easier to read.

The "loop over headline" code in org-todo needs to be able to handle
every argument that org-todo accepts, including prefix arguments.  A
wholesale rewrite of all of its arguments isn't an option.

> On 28/06/2020 01:32, Kyle Meyer wrote:
>> Should be fixed with
>> 8a2eb7d1b.
>
> I have an extra doubt on this feature.  in fact, the completely 
> independent rotation of status is not what I would expect.  what I would 
> expect is more like having several 3-way switches next to each other, 
> and I pull them all together to a common position, stepwise … like, 
> imagine the status is 1-2-0…
>
> times I activate the tool ->
>
> 0 1 2 3 …
> -----------
> 0 1 2 0
> 1 1 2 0
> 2 2 2 0
> 1 1 2 0
> 0 1 2 0
> 2 2 2 0
>
> now what happens is:
>
> 0 1 2 3 …
> -------------
> 0 1 2 0
> 1 2 0 1
> 2 0 1 2
> 1 2 0 1
> 0 1 2 0
> 2 0 1 2

This is orthogonal to the fix in 8a2eb7d1b.  I do not have an opinion,
at least at the moment.  Perhaps others that are interested will weigh
in.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2020-06-28 20:05 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-27 21:16 Mario Frasca
2020-06-27 21:43 ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-27 21:54   ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-28  6:32   ` Kyle Meyer
2020-06-28 14:53     ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-28 18:50     ` Mario Frasca
2020-06-28 20:06       ` Kyle Meyer
     [not found]     ` <32b85f8a-3f26-15d8-8d93-cbdd222ab3db@anche.no>
2020-06-28 20:04       ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2020-06-27 22:46 ` Russell Adams

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