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From: "Loyall, David" <david.loyall@nebraska.gov>
To: emacs-orgmode <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Escaping again!
Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 15:15:57 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <FCEE4469EE8B234199968ECA9B0661E23BB3E614@STNEEX10MB04.stone.ne.gov> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAJ+TeoeF4UanNZcYVcRdA6pANxdFNW1EHAbE8w6QwpMTFHAq8w@mail.gmail.com>

>[...] if one doesn't have systematic general escaping, there
> will always be legitimate uses that will not be addressable.


As a lowly user, I have often wished for a hypothetical function called org-escapify-region.  (And of course the reverse function.)

I've never even looked for one, though, because it is my understanding that org does not have general-case escaping, and without that, no such function could be complete (and stay complete).

I understand that it won't be easy, since every character I can see on my keyboard already has a purpose (or three).

To review: my requested new function is conceptually simple.  If the implementation can't be simple due to the lack of general-case escaping, then maybe this is an argument in favor of a deep change to org, but, that's a conversation I don't know how to participate in.  So good luck and thanks for your consideration, and thanks for such a useful piece of software. :)


  reply	other threads:[~2014-05-30 15:16 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-05-30 13:33 Escaping again! Rustom Mody
2014-05-30 14:00 ` Bastien
2014-05-30 14:44   ` Rustom Mody
2014-05-30 15:15     ` Loyall, David [this message]
2014-05-30 15:23     ` Bastien
2014-05-30 16:37       ` Rustom Mody
2014-05-30 17:27         ` Nick Dokos
2014-05-30 22:19           ` Bastien
2014-06-01  8:44   ` Nicolas Goaziou
2014-07-28  8:58     ` Bastien
2014-06-01 12:57   ` Gregor Zattler
2014-06-01 13:47     ` Nicolas Goaziou

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