From: Jeremy Cowgar <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: [PATCH] Treat :tangle-mode as an octal value not integer Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 09:17:54 -0400 [thread overview] Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw) In-Reply-To: <20210929110749.GA15513@tuxteam.de> On 2021-09-29 07:07, email@example.com wrote: > On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 11:29:06AM +0200, Gyro Funch wrote: > > [...] > >> I don't know if it would ever be ambiguous, but could :tangle-mode >> have the ability to infer if it were integer- or octal-format based >> on checking against 'reasonable' permission settings in octal >> notation? > > To me, that sounds rather scary. But I'm a timid person :-) > To keep things from breaking, what if the system were smart and if it sees #o prefix, it then parses as an octal, otherwise it keeps it's current behavior? Then add that to the docs. I understand about backwards compatibility and that was my greatest fear with this patch when creating it. Was just using org-babel-tangle for configuration files and had some that I wanted to make 0700 and 0600. I soon learned, that didn't work out as planned :-) - Jeremy
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-09-29 13:38 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-09-28 14:54 Jeremy Cowgar 2021-09-29 6:39 ` tomas 2021-09-29 6:55 ` Jeremy Cowgar 2021-09-29 7:21 ` tomas 2021-09-29 7:52 ` dkrm 2021-09-29 8:22 ` tomas 2021-09-29 9:29 ` Gyro Funch 2021-09-29 11:07 ` tomas 2021-09-29 13:17 ` Jeremy Cowgar [this message] 2021-09-29 13:55 ` tomas 2021-09-29 7:10 ` Greg Minshall 2021-09-29 11:35 ` Bastien 2021-09-29 13:48 ` Timothy 2021-09-29 14:26 ` tomas 2021-09-29 14:58 ` Timothy 2021-09-29 15:13 ` Jeremy Cowgar 2021-09-30 18:13 ` Timothy 2021-09-29 15:14 ` tomas 2021-09-29 17:18 ` Greg Minshall 2021-09-29 18:15 ` tomas 2021-11-18 12:04 ` Timothy
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