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From: Kaushal Modi <kaushal.modi@gmail.com>
To: tsuucat <tsuucat@icloud.com>
Cc: emacs-org list <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Why not org-tempo insert upcased strings?
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 08:16:03 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFyQvY3+3JsW0SeyoVgXiXuaJG_rSQntio3A-4X1xEC=0LNoNw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <38A293DE-C67C-40FC-8096-15E723A68BBC@icloud.com>

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On Mon, Apr 27, 2020, 4:35 AM tsuucat <tsuucat@icloud.com> wrote:

>
> > tsuucat <tsuucat@icloud.com> writes:
> >
> >>> Yes, the convention is now to have downcased keywords.
> >> Thanks. Is the convention documented?
> >>
> >> https://orgmode.org/manual/Structure-Templates.html#Structure-Templates
> <https://orgmode.org/manual/Structure-Templates.html#Structure-Templates>
> >> It doesn’t seems that The Org Manual uses such a convention.
> >
> > While the manual doesn't recommend which you should prefer (I don't
> > think), it does provide a rationale for its use of uppercase:
> >
> >    (info "(org)Conventions")
> >    <https://yhetil.org/orgmode/87zhlhhwdo.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr/>
>
> Hmm…
> According to etc/ORG-NEWS, org-tempo.el was introduced in Org 9.2.
> Unfortunately the section doesn’t refer the change of convention.
>
> Why the convention is changed in org-tempo?
>

I'm a bit hazy about this, but I believe that org-tempo got introduced
after this commit:
https://code.orgmode.org/bzg/org-mode/commit/13424336a6f30c50952d291e7a82906c1210daf0

This was a few years ago. There was even a discussion thread on this list
that showed preference to make that change.

https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2017-10/msg00449.html

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  reply	other threads:[~2020-04-27 12:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-04-23 15:05 tsuucat
2020-04-24 12:36 ` Kaushal Modi
2020-04-25  5:09   ` tsuucat
2020-04-25  5:43     ` Kyle Meyer
2020-04-27  8:35       ` tsuucat
2020-04-27 12:16         ` Kaushal Modi [this message]
2020-04-27 18:49           ` Kyle Meyer

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