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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Tom Gillespie <tgbugs@gmail.com>
Cc: org-mode-email <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Bruce D'Arcus <bdarcus@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [org-cite] citations in property drawers?
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 14:41:58 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87h7em3t9l.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CA+G3_PMC-a_GMYfOJsvGzko7fYEg+UviywW3xG3fngw2O49tcg@mail.gmail.com> (Tom Gillespie's message of "Tue, 14 Sep 2021 22:05:20 -0700")


Tom Gillespie <tgbugs@gmail.com> writes:

>     I could certainly imagine using it, and I don't see any issue with
> doing it from the point of view of the grammar.

That would be a terrible idea. Exporters are not required to handle all
data contained in properties drawers, so this may introduce errors,
e.g., when trying to number citations.

Therefore, to prevent a whole class of issues, data stored in properties
drawer is seen as plain boring text.

> Footnotes can appear in a property drawer without issue,

That's incorrect. Footnotes cannot appear in a property drawer, per

> One question though since I may have missed this in the other
> threads is cite: allowed without the square brackets?

No it isn't. This would conflict with "cite"-type links, if defined.

Nicolas Goaziou

  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-15 12:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-08-20 20:18 [org-cite] citations in property drawers? Bruce D'Arcus
2021-09-09 18:44 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-09-15  5:05   ` Tom Gillespie
2021-09-15 12:41     ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-09-15 17:02       ` Tom Gillespie
2021-09-15 17:19         ` John Kitchin
2021-09-15 19:20           ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-09-16 16:52             ` Tom Gillespie
2021-09-15 17:42         ` Bruce D'Arcus

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