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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Anders Johansson <mejlaandersj@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug? Changed behaviour makes tags in headlines without a title parsed as the title
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 18:24:07 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87fv88yms8.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <552530AE.7030301@gmail.com> (Anders Johansson's message of "Wed, 08 Apr 2015 15:44:14 +0200")


Anders Johansson <mejlaandersj@gmail.com> writes:

> I have been using "degenerate" inlinetasks with empty titles but many
> tags for implementing a kind of coding scheme for coding texts for
> qualitative data analysis. Like this:
> -----
> Some text that I want to tag (The inlinetask in my scheme refers to
> the paragraph above it)
> *************** :tag1:tag2:tag3:
> Other text (no inlinetask-END, mostly)
> -----
> Building org from the master branch, I recently noticed a changed
> behaviour in that these tags as are not parsed as tags but instead as
> the title, meaning my exports don't work as expected (and possibly
> other things, but searching for tags etc.doesn't seem to be affected.
> Those functions don't use org-element perhaps?).


> As far as I could see, this comes from the changes in commit
> 98ee73: org-element: Avoid `org-element-parse-secondary-string',
> where tags are matched with the regexp:
> (org-re "[ \t]+\\(:[[:alnum:]_@#%:]+:\\)[ \t]*$")
> which needs whitespace "after" the non-existent title.
> I haven't checked all the different changes going on in org-element though.
> I don't know if this changed behaviour is intended. Otherwise I guess
> it's a bug.

Empty headings are a pathological case. What if I want to write

  *************** :title:
? Your interpretation prevents that.

Of course, Org is expected to be consistent. However I'm not convinced
supporting empty headlines with tags is a good thing.


Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2015-04-10 16:22 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2015-04-08 13:44 Bug? Changed behaviour makes tags in headlines without a title parsed as the title Anders Johansson
2015-04-10 16:24 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2015-04-10 19:47   ` Anders Johansson

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