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From: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com>
To: Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Fixing the automatic generation of Tex info node names
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2022 18:58:19 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87zgkhnxv8.fsf@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <878rs1tl75.fsf@posteo.net>

Philip Kaludercic <philipk@posteo.net> writes:

> For some reason ox-texinfo removes periods from node names.  It seems
> this is not necessary as info can render these files without any issues,
> and in certain cases not intended (e.g. I had a node named "Emacs 28.1"
> and it was abbreviated to "Emacs 281").

According to

>> Unfortunately, you cannot reliably use periods, commas, or colons
>> within a node name; these can confuse the Info reader. Also, a node
>> name may not start with a left parenthesis preceding a right
>> parenthesis, as in (not)allowed, since this syntax is used to specify
>> an external manual. (Perhaps these limitations will be removed some
>> day.)

Not that we cannot work around this, but we need something different
than the proposed patch.


  reply	other threads:[~2022-04-19 10:59 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-04-19 10:35 Fixing the automatic generation of Tex info node names Philip Kaludercic
2022-04-19 10:58 ` Ihor Radchenko [this message]
2022-04-19 11:21   ` Philip Kaludercic
2022-04-20  4:28     ` Ihor Radchenko
2022-05-04 22:52     ` TRS-80

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