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From: Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>
To: Kaushal Modi <kaushal.modi@gmail.com>
Cc: post+orgmodeml@guelker.eu,
	Emmanuel Charpentier <emm.charpentier@free.fr>,
	emacs-org list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] c-csl : accept relative CSL filenames
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2022 19:16:49 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87y2283ur2.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAFyQvY2SZ3jMWo2uwVq0bzTkZGog8eyDSEwhdBZVc8ui9K54vQ@mail.gmail.com> (Kaushal Modi's message of "Fri, 18 Feb 2022 09:51:32 -0500")

Hello,

Kaushal Modi <kaushal.modi@gmail.com> writes:

> Can this commit[1] be merged into the main branch.

It is already in the main branch, AFAIU. I assume you mean it should be
back-ported to bugfix branch. If that's the case, I don't know. This is
a new feature, and not a critical one: there are workarounds, as you
found out.

This should be available when Org 9.6 is released. I don't know when
that will happen.

> I believe the behavior I see with this commit on main branch is kind
> of obvious and it should prevent this surprise failure for other users
> too.

It's obvious, but, as a new feature, it was pushed to main instead of
bugfix. Note that the error message is explicit anyway.

I'm not strictly opposed to back-porting it to bugfix, but is there
a compelling reason to break our workflow in this case?

> This works for both main and bugfix, but while doing this, I realized
> that even string values are not considered safe for this variable.
>
> Looking through git revisions, I found
> https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/emacs/org-mode.git/commit/?id=41e67cff0d3bf27ffb57f9a230598b0385341517.
n>
> Earlier `:safe t' was added for `org-cite-csl-styles-dir'. Instead can
> we have `:safe #'string-or-null-p' as suggested by Glenn Morris in
> that commit?

I don't think Glenn Morris suggests using #'string-or-null-p, which
would contradict his statement. He is pointing out that ":safe
#'string-or-null-p" is better than ":safe t", even though but allowing
arbitrary locations (strings in this case) is not safe anyway.

Regards,
-- 
Nicolas Goaziou


  reply	other threads:[~2022-02-18 18:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-05 17:56 Emmanuel Charpentier
2021-11-19 12:54 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-11-19 18:10   ` M. ‘quintus’ Gülker
2021-12-10  9:20 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2022-02-18 14:51   ` Kaushal Modi
2022-02-18 18:16     ` Nicolas Goaziou [this message]
2022-02-18 19:17       ` Kaushal Modi
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
2021-10-19 18:24 Emmanuel Charpentier
2021-11-03 16:19 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-11-04 16:25   ` Emmanuel Charpentier
2021-11-04 22:16     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-11-04 22:36       ` Bruce D'Arcus
2021-11-05 12:18         ` Eric S Fraga
2021-11-05  9:38       ` M. ‘quintus’ Gülker

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