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From: Gustavo Barros <gusbrs.2016@gmail.com>
To: Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: A small idea to simplify (further) time input in the date/time prompt
Date: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 07:42:13 -0300	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sgarskje.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87a71kqojx.fsf@gmail.com>

Hi All,
Hi Bastien,

if I may kindly bump this patch for review.

Best regards,
Gustavo.

On Wed, 03 Jun 2020 at 10:14, Gustavo Barros <gusbrs.2016@gmail.com> 
wrote:

> Hi Bastien,
>
> On Tue, Jun 02 2020, Bastien wrote:
>
>> Hi Gustavo,
>>
>> I like this idea, thanks for proposing it.  We are in feature freeze
>> for core features, so we have time to work on this for Org 9.5.
>>
>
> [...]
>
>> Would you agree?  Would you like to work on this change?
>
> Well, I did give it a shot.  And, as it turns out, this might be 
> manageable within my limitations.
>
> A preliminary patch is attached, for comments.
>
> I took here the stance of following the same treatment which is given 
> to 
> am/pm times, and of using the letter "h" as sole main identifier.  In 
> particular, standard "HH:MM" times take precedence, as is the case for 
> am/pm times.  And duration specification with numbers only are 
> presumed 
> to be hours, which was already the case, the patch does not introduce 
> any changes here.  The input will match for this format for "number h 
> 2-digit-number", where either the hour or the minutes, but not both, 
> can 
> be omitted and, if so, is presumed to be zero.  24h format is also 
> presumed.
>
> With it, some example inputs/outputs for time in the date/time prompt:
>
> | input     |      output |
> |-----------+-------------|
> | 9h        |       09:00 |
> | h45       |       00:45 |
> | 21h       |       21:00 |
> | 9h-10h    | 09:00-10:00 |
> | 9h--10h30 | 09:00-10:30 |
> | 18h30+h30 | 18:30-19:00 |
> | 18h30+1   | 18:30-19:30 |
> | 18h30+1h  | 18:30-19:30 |
>
> And some sanity checks:
>
> | input     | output               | Observation 
>   |
> |-----------+----------------------+-------------------------------------------|
> | 10:00 9h  | 10:00                | by design, as for am/pm times 
>   |
> | 10am 9h   | 10:00                | expected from coming after am/pm 
>   handling |
> | 10:00-11h | 10:00-11:00          | 
>   |
> | 10h-11:00 | no match             | am/pm also does not match here 
>   |
> | +9h       | no match             | 
>   |
> | -9h       | no match             | 
>    |
> | h         | no match             | 
>   |
> | 10h+h     | no match             | 
>   |
> | h5        | no match             | 
>   |
> | 10h70     | no match             | 
>   |
> | 29h       | 2020-06-04 Thu 05:00 | makes sense, same as for 29:00 
>   |
> | 30h       | no match             | as per the regexp 
>   |
>
> WDYT?
>
> Best,
> Gustavo.



  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-06 10:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 16+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-21 12:29 Gustavo Barros
2020-05-21 12:44 ` Gustavo Barros
2020-05-21 12:46 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-05-21 15:52   ` Robert Horn
2020-05-21 16:46     ` Detlef Steuer
2020-05-21 16:49     ` Gustavo Barros
2020-05-21 20:09       ` Robert Horn
2020-06-02 12:08 ` Bastien
2020-06-02 12:58   ` Gustavo Barros
2020-06-03 13:14   ` Gustavo Barros
2020-10-06 10:42     ` Gustavo Barros [this message]
2021-05-01 15:40     ` Bastien
2021-05-01 20:15       ` Gustavo Barros
2020-06-02 13:58 ` stardiviner
2020-06-02 14:14   ` Gustavo Barros
2020-06-02 14:42     ` stardiviner

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