From: Le Wang <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
Cc: Orgmode Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: C-0 C-c | throws emacs into infinite loop
Date: Sat, 19 Mar 2011 18:03:08 +0800 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <AANLkTi=w-o2WgrGObf469DOJx=BKoX6jEGVzENg4vkiX@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
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On Sat, Mar 19, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Carsten Dominik
> On 18.3.2011, at 15:29, Le Wang wrote:
> > The doc-string of `org-table-convert-region' doesn't specifically address
> 0 as SEPARATOR, but 0 is an integer. It shouldn't hang in any case. When I
> C-g out of the loop, my undo limit was exceeded because the line filled with
> hundreds of thousands of empty cells.
> > I think the correct behavior is to convert region into table using 0
> spaces as a separator -- so each character forms its own column.
> While this might be nice, it is such a border case that, for now, I have
> only added an
> error message to prevent the converter from going into an infinite loop.
> Or do you have a *really* goo use case for this?
No, I don't have a use case for this. IMO, a reasonable argument should
result in some reasonable non-surprising behaviour. We can argue whether 0
is a reasonable argument, though. I'm okay as long as it doesn't hang.
> - Carsten
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2011-03-18 14:29 C-0 C-c | throws emacs into infinite loop Le Wang
2011-03-19 6:43 ` Carsten Dominik
2011-03-19 10:03 ` Le Wang [this message]
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