From: Eric S Fraga <email@example.com> To: Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Tassilo Horn <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: bug#9695: allowed date range Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 11:15:23 +0100 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <009531D7-6FAF-4B1C-80D5-90787542F016@gmail.com> (Carsten Dominik's message of "Thu, 13 Oct 2011 10:02:10 +0200") Carsten Dominik <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > On 13.10.2011, at 09:57, Tassilo Horn wrote: > >> Eric S Fraga <email@example.com> writes: >> >> Hi Eric, >> >>>> Oh, now I see what's wrong. All time stamps consist of the date and >>>> then the day's name abbreviation, which is missing with your example. >>>> Correct would be >>>> >>>> <2011-10-17 Mon>--<2011-10-30 Sun> >>> >>> Although the day is optional according to the regexp. I would >>> definitely like to have the regexp with the space optional as well as >>> there are cases where I want to type the date in directly (not in org >>> mode for whatever reason). In those cases, it is easy to type >>> 2011-01-01 or whatever but it's not necessarily trivial to determine >>> the day of the week... >> >> Yes, I agree, although you can use org-time-stamp everywhere (in emacs). >> And you can actually insert timestamps simply by writing >> >> <2011-10-13 > >> >> with the whitespace to make it a valid timestamp. That will be shown as >> day entry in the agenda, and you might have typed it in using some >> non-emacs text editor on you phone. > > >> >> Now, back in org-mode, simply S-<up> and S-<down> on any number, and et >> voila, the missing day name abbrev is added automatically. >> >>> Actually, interesting thought experiment: does org actually do any >>> consistency checks, comparing the date and the day of the week? >> >> No, I don't think so. Manipulating and creating timestamps using the >> provided commands ensures their correctness, but for actual calculation >> the day names are ignored. It's just for humans. > > Just to confirm, this is correct. > > - Carsten > so, in that case, it does make sense to allow date stamps without the day! (and I see that Carsten has already provided a patch for this :-) -- : Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs 18.104.22.168 : using Org-mode version 7.7 (release_7.7.380.g54d7df.dirty)
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2011-10-13 10:15 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 14+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top [not found] <firstname.lastname@example.org> 2011-10-12 6:53 ` Ivan Kanis 2011-10-13 7:28 ` Tassilo Horn 2011-10-13 7:48 ` Eric S Fraga 2011-10-13 7:57 ` Tassilo Horn 2011-10-13 8:02 ` Carsten Dominik 2011-10-13 10:15 ` Eric S Fraga [this message] 2011-10-13 8:27 ` Carsten Dominik 2011-10-13 10:14 ` Eric S Fraga 2011-10-13 13:04 ` Tassilo Horn 2011-10-16 13:45 ` Michael Brand 2011-11-09 18:18 ` Carsten Dominik 2011-11-09 21:32 ` Michael Brand 2011-11-03 17:22 ` Michael Brand [not found] ` <email@example.com> 2012-03-23 1:30 ` Glenn Morris
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