From: Nicolas Goaziou <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "András Simonyi" <email@example.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode list <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: [wip-cite-new] experimental citeproc-el based activation processor
Date: Sat, 12 Jun 2021 16:46:18 +0200 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAOWRwxCW+_y489zdjs+7azbbCjdzQPAB5kJZ3k2chLP_HminUQ@mail.gmail.com> (=?utf-8?Q?=22Andr=C3=A1s?= Simonyi"'s message of "Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:30:31 +0200")
András Simonyi <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> playing with the new citation API (which is already very impressive
> and usable!) I cobbled together an "activation processor" which
> fontifies Org citations using citeproc-el generated previews (when the
> cursor is elsewhere). It also shows the full references as a tooltip
> on mouse-over. Currently everything is very experimental, but if any
> of you is willing to give it a try it can be found at
> https://github.com/andras-simonyi/org-cite-csl-activate, and, of
> course, any feedback is welcome.
This looks very nice already! Thanks for sharing.
It may make sense to merge it with "oc-csl.el" at some point. If that
suits you, there are a few gotchas:
- `alist' library isn't usable in Org, as it didn't exist in Emacs 24.3.
So, there's unfortunately no `alist-get' for us.
- `<=' was not a variadic function back in Emacs 24.3, so (<= beg
(point) end) is not possible either.
In addition, I have a couple of comments:
- As suggested by Bruce D'Arcus, we might move `org-cite-get-boundaries'
in `oc.el' proper, since it is also used elsewhere (at least in
- Nitpick: (car element) => (org-element-type element)
- I think it is inefficient to call `org-element-context' in
`org-cite-csl-activate--sensor-fun'. You may as well store the parsed
object as a text property on the citation during fontification, and
read the property in the function above to know where you are.
- I am also wondering about the call of `org-element-parse-buffer' in
`org-cite-csl-activate-render-all'. It is not wrong per se, but it is
only optimal when citation density in every part of the document is
not low. This might not be the most common case. The other option is
to `re-search-forward' for `org-element-citation-prefix-re' and then
call `org-element-context' at point.
Of course, optimizing `org-cite-csl-activate-render-all' may not be
the top priority, since some latency is to be expected anyway.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-06-12 14:47 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2021-06-12 11:30 [wip-cite-new] experimental citeproc-el based activation processor András Simonyi
2021-06-12 14:46 ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2021-06-12 15:43 ` Timothy
2021-06-12 15:45 ` Timothy
2021-06-12 16:03 ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-06-12 19:43 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-06-15 7:12 ` András Simonyi
2021-06-22 18:08 ` Nicolas Goaziou
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