From: Matt Lundin <email@example.com>
To: Roland Winkler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org,
Subject: Re: org-bbdb-anniversaries gives error 'bad sexp'
Date: Sun, 15 May 2011 12:58:36 -0400 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org.HOWL> (Roland Winkler's message of "Sun, 15 May 2011 11:02:38 -0500")
"Roland Winkler" <email@example.com> writes:
> On Sat May 14 2011 Johnny wrote:
>> I have set up an org-agenda that includes anniversaries in the agenda
>> view from the bbdb database, but this breaks with bbdb 3.02 giving the
>> error 'bad sexp'.
>> I set up the agenda file using (from org-mode 6.33x info section 10.3.1):
>> * Anniversaries
>> :CATEGORY: Anniv
>> Any ideas?
> I need to say that I do not know how org-mode interfaces with BBDB.
> I am CC'ing this email also to firstname.lastname@example.org.
> If org-mode is set up to work with BBDB v2.x, (most likely) this
> does not work with BBDB v3. Defining aliases for the old BBDB
> functions in terms of the new ones would work only in a few cases.
> Of course, this depends first of all on how org-mode is supposed to
> work with BBDB.
I'd be happy to take this on. AFAICT, there are three functions in
org-bbdb that no longer exist in bbdb v3.
The first two can easily be defaliased to bbdb-search-organization and
bbdb-search-name. (For a while, we should probably support bbdb v2 and
What is the new name of bbdb-record-getprop (the function that retrieves
the value of a given label in a record)? My best guess is
bbdb-record-note, but I want to confirm this.
The other major change that breaks compatibility is the order of the
parameters in bbdb-split. It has been reversed in the new bbdb: i.e.,
one used to call (bbdb-split string separator), whereas now one must
call (bbdb-split separator string). Is there a compelling reason to
change this order in the new bbdb?
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-05-15 16:58 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
[not found] <email@example.com>
2011-05-15 16:02 ` org-bbdb-anniversaries gives error 'bad sexp' Roland Winkler
2011-05-15 16:13 ` Roland Winkler
2011-05-15 16:58 ` Matt Lundin [this message]
2011-05-15 17:35 ` Roland Winkler
2011-05-16 14:03 ` Matt Lundin
2011-05-15 18:18 ` Leo
2011-05-16 14:08 ` Matt Lundin
2011-06-12 23:36 ` Philipp Haselwarter
2011-06-13 4:40 ` Nick Dokos
2011-06-13 12:27 ` Matt Lundin
2011-06-13 16:15 ` Philipp Haselwarter
2011-06-15 14:32 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-06-15 19:13 ` [bug] Problem with insert anniversary agenda function (was Re: org-bbdb-anniversaries gives error 'bad sexp') Eric S Fraga
2011-06-16 8:04 ` [patch] " Eric S Fraga
2011-06-16 12:41 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-06-20 7:41 ` Eric S Fraga
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