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From: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
To: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, Robert Klein <roklein@roklein.de>
Subject: Re: BUG: org-table: table option “:missing” not working (in ob-gnuplot.el)
Date: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 17:15:16 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ilyhcdi3.fsf@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmsp6vbb.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> writes:

>> At this point, third-party code is likely to rely on the existing logic,
>> so I do not see any reason to insist on changing org-table.
> If you think it is overall an improvement, feel free to discuss it. I'm
> merely pointing out what was the initial intent, not necessarily how it
> should be.

I feel that it would be more consistent, though not necessary an
improvement.  Special formatting for empty cells is probably a rare
need---much more rare compared to skipping them.  I am fine with current
behaviour if it is documented.  It's just that it caught me by surprise
while fixing the current bug report.

>> To avoid confusion, can we change the docstring explicitly saying that
>> empty cells are ignored? (see the attached)

> Sure. Thanks.

Applied as 60365a164 on main.


  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-01  9:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-06-17 19:13 BUG: org-table: table option “:missing” not working (in ob-gnuplot.el) Robert Klein
2021-09-30 13:03 ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-09-30 23:48   ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-10-01  3:56     ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-10-01  7:47       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-10-01  9:15         ` Ihor Radchenko [this message]
2021-10-01  3:50   ` Ihor Radchenko

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