From: Eric S Fraga <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
Subject: [patch] Problem with insert anniversary agenda function (was Re: org-bbdb-anniversaries gives error 'bad sexp')
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2011 09:04:29 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <email@example.com> (Eric S. Fraga's message of "Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:13:02 +0100")
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Eric S Fraga <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> writes:
>> On Jun 13, 2011, at 6:15 PM, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:
>>> thanks, got it working now (with some fiddling).
>>> looks like `calendar-date-style' is not honored /at all/, if you don't
>>> use YYYY-MM-DD format (as stated in the org-bbdb.el header, admittedly),
>>> it just blows up in your face :)
>> While I think the org-bbdb code could be made more forgiving,
>> I strongly feel that calendar-date-style is an evil variable,
>> especially if it is applied to input. One should never rely on it.
>> my 5c.
>> - Carsten
> Although I am likely to agree with you on this, any interactions with
> Emacs's diary requires working with it.
> This reminds me of a problem with the insert anniversary function in the
> default agenda view ("i a"). This function ignores the
> calendar-date-style and inserts dates in the american style, which of
> course means that diary entries are quietly ignored if you have
> calendar-date-style set to anything other than 'american...
> Not a big deal... I don't use anniversaries *that* often!
I've made a simple change (attached) to org-agenda.el which at least
considers the 'iso date style as well as european. Might not be fancy
lisp code but I think it works?
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diff --git a/lisp/org-agenda.el b/lisp/org-agenda.el
index 991a94a..0d074a7 100644
@@ -7770,11 +7770,12 @@ the resulting entry will not be shown. When TEXT is empty, switch to
- (if (if (boundp 'calendar-date-style)
- (eq calendar-date-style 'european)
- (with-no-warnings ;; european-calendar-style is obsolete as of version 23.1
- (org-bound-and-true-p european-calendar-style))) ; Emacs 22
- '(day " " month " " year)
+ (if (boundp 'calendar-date-style)
+ (if (eq calendar-date-style 'european)
+ '(day " " month " " year)
+ (if (eq calendar-date-style 'iso)
+ '(year " " month " " day)
+ '(month " " day " " year)))
'(month " " day " " year))))
(insert (format "%%%%(diary-anniversary %s) %s"
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I know I should be formatting this appropriately etc but I'm still not
very comfortable with git... too much to do, so little time. sorry.
: Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs 18.104.22.168
: using Org-mode version 7.5 (release_7.5.399.g01eb.dirty)
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-06-16 8:37 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
[not found] <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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
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 ` Eric S Fraga [this message]
2011-06-16 12:41 ` [patch] " Carsten Dominik
2011-06-20 7:41 ` Eric S Fraga
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