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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Sebastian Miele <sebastian.miele@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Empty headline titles unsupported: Bug?
Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 14:21:24 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fsyft0vv.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87tumvdno3.fsf@gmail.com> (Sebastian Miele's message of "Sat, 22 May 2021 13:15:56 +0200")

Hello,

Sebastian Miele <sebastian.miele@gmail.com> writes:

> worg/dev/org-syntax.org is not clear about whether the title of a
> headline is allowed to be empty.  I occasionally (would like to) use
> headlines with empty titles, e.g., when a tag in some headline already
> provides all necessary information, and an additional title would
> duplicate that.
>
> Are empty headline titles meant to be supported?  If yes, then there are
> at least two bugs.  On
>
> #+BEGIN_EXAMPLE
> ,* A
> ,* :B:
> ,* C
> #+END_EXAMPLE
>
> org-element-parse-buffer and org-match-sparse-tree make the second
> headline have title ":B:" and no tags.

Empty headline titles are supported, and "org-syntax.org" makes it
clear. 

However, empty headline + tags is ambiguous. The right solution is to
disambiguate it by inserting "something" as the headline you want to
tag, like a non-breaking space.

Regards,
-- 
Nicolas Goaziou


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-22 12:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 33+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-22 11:15 Sebastian Miele
2021-05-22 12:21 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-05-23  4:45   ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-23 14:06     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-23 14:33       ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-23 14:55         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-23 15:22           ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-24 11:01             ` Sebastian Miele
2021-05-24 10:37       ` Sebastian Miele
2021-09-26  9:04     ` Bastien
2021-09-26 23:47       ` Tom Gillespie
2021-09-27 19:59       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-09-29 11:26     ` Bastien
2021-05-24 10:46 ` Sebastian Miele
2021-05-24 22:17   ` David Masterson
2021-05-25 10:43     ` Sebastian Miele
2021-05-25 11:43       ` Sebastian Miele
2021-05-25 16:10         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-25 21:04           ` David Masterson
2021-05-25 23:06             ` Tim Cross
2021-05-26 23:37               ` David Masterson
2021-05-26 14:07           ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-26 23:42             ` David Masterson
2021-05-27  3:29               ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-27 22:35                 ` David Masterson
2021-05-28  5:36                   ` Tom Gillespie
2021-05-29  6:21                     ` David Masterson
2021-05-29  6:54                       ` Tom Gillespie
2021-05-29  8:04                         ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-29 19:33                           ` Tom Gillespie
2021-05-30  4:06                             ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-29 14:09                   ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-30  2:19                     ` David Masterson

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