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From: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
To: "Juan Manuel Macías" <maciaschain@posteo.net>
Cc: orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [Patch] ob-tangle.el: New value 'ascii' for the header argument ':comments'
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2022 19:55:56 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y1xzwjar.fsf@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87o7yvlctx.fsf@posteo.net>

Juan Manuel Macías <maciaschain@posteo.net> writes:

> On the other hand, I have a curiosity. I understand that the behavior of
> the `:comments org' option should be left intact to ensure backwards
> compatibility. But I've always wondered if there is any use case where
> this value, as it behaves, might be practical. I don't quite understand
> how useful all the Org metadata in the comments of the tangled file can
> be. The expectation with `:comments org' is that only the content of the
> Org document will be rendered (as comments), but not its metadata, that
> all they do is unnecessarily fatten up the source file. I'm thinking,
> for example, of headers with lots of properties. or comment blocks,
> which would be visible in the tangled source file:

The original proposal by Eric Schulte:
https://list.orgmode.org/4BFFEE4F.5010608@ccbr.umn.edu/
>>> Maybe we should allow either exporting just the headlines of the
>>> org-mode file or exporting the entire org-mode file -- possibly after an
>>> ASCII export -- this would have the effect of prefixing every line in
>>> the org-mode file behind a comment *except* for the tangled source-code
>>> blocks.

Clearly, the "possible after an ASCII export" dropped somewhere in the
middle.

Best,
Ihor


  reply	other threads:[~2022-06-14 11:55 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-06-10 18:28 Juan Manuel Macías
2022-06-11  5:39 ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-06-11 11:20   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-06-14  3:58     ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-06-14 11:11       ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-06-14 11:55         ` Ihor Radchenko [this message]
2022-06-15 10:30           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-07-21 13:44           ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-07-25 13:34             ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-07-25 17:13               ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-07-26  5:35                 ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-06-12 19:18 ` Rudolf Adamkovič
2022-06-12 19:55   ` Juan Manuel Macías
2022-06-13  8:24     ` Rudolf Adamkovič
2022-06-13 10:22       ` Juan Manuel Macías

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