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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Alex Branham <alex.branham@gmail.com>
Cc: Org Mode List <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Support showing stars as pretty bullets
Date: Thu, 05 Apr 2018 14:50:16 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r2nt4y2f.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87370ak4a0.fsf@gmail.com> (Alex Branham's message of "Wed, 04 Apr 2018 17:14:47 -0500")

Hello,

Alex Branham <alex.branham@gmail.com> writes:

> The issue I see with putting it into org-art.el is that users won't be
> able to just call M-x prettify-symbols-mode in an org buffer. They'll
> have to do something like
>
> (require 'org-art)
> (add-hook 'org-mode-hook #'org-art-prettify)

I don't think users should call M-x prettify-symbols-mode. Instead, they
could call `org-art-prettify-buffer', an autoloaded function, which
would properly initialize `prettify-symbols-mode' and so on. What
mechanism is behind prettification is not important.

BTW, we could have a defcustom listings all eye candy
`org-art-prettify-buffer' -- or simply `org-prettify-buffer' if the
library is called "org-prettify" -- could do (e.g., headlines,
bullets...).

> prettify-symbols-alist isn't, so I don't think this should be either.

Of course. But Org users may want to control what symbol is used.
Anyway, I don't have a strong opinion about it.

>>> +(defun org-pretty-compose-p (start end match)
>>> +  "Return t if the symbol should be prettified.
>>
>> "Non-nil if symbol between START and END should be prettified.
>> MATCH is ..."
>
> Sure thing

Actually, I was mistaken: this is a function, not a variable. So, it
should be more like:

  Return non-nil when symbol between START and END is to be prettified.

>> Can it be tested somehow?
>
> I'll look into it

Thank you.

Regards,

-- 
Nicolas Goaziou                                                0x80A93738

  reply	other threads:[~2018-04-05 12:50 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-04-01 20:59 Alex Branham
2018-04-02 18:47 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2018-04-03  0:41   ` Alex Branham
2018-04-03  1:11     ` William Denton
2018-04-03  6:39     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2018-04-03 14:30       ` Alex Branham
2018-04-03 20:33         ` Nicolas Goaziou
2018-04-04 22:14           ` Alex Branham
2018-04-05 12:50             ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2018-04-10 16:00               ` Alex Branham
2018-04-14 10:20                 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2018-04-14 13:10                   ` Rasmus
2018-04-06 20:22         ` Rasmus

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