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From: Robert Pluim <rpluim@gmail.com>
To: Jeremie Juste <jeremiejuste@gmail.com>
Cc: Kein Test <soetwasaberauch@gmail.com>, emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-table-sum
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2020 14:27:03 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2o8lqytm0.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87blhsyw5x.fsf@gmail.com> (Jeremie Juste's message of "Sun, 27 Sep 2020 01:07:22 +0200")

>>>>> On Sun, 27 Sep 2020 01:07:22 +0200, Jeremie Juste <jeremiejuste@gmail.com> said:

    Jeremie> Hello,
    Jeremie> Thanks for the input.

    Jeremie> From what I understand, it seems that org-table-sum is not behaving as
    Jeremie> expected. I don't know if it would be interesting to split the function
    Jeremie> into 2. One for summing of time values and one for summing integers?

I suspect that the people using org-table sum would not want to split
the function in two: itʼs a useful utility function (and why split off
the integer summing? Thatʼs always going to be accurate).

    Jeremie> For the sum of integers (possibly real numbers) it might be interesting
    Jeremie> to make a function use TBLFM directly? 

You could make org-table-sum use calc, which would achieve the same. I
donʼt think there'd be any complaints about floating-point additions
suddenly being more accurate (famous last words)


  reply	other threads:[~2020-09-28 12:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-09-24 19:38 org-table-sum Kein Test
2020-09-24 20:08 ` org-table-sum Mark Janes
2020-10-22 22:20   ` org-table-sum Jeremie Juste
2020-09-24 20:48 ` org-table-sum Kyle Meyer
2020-09-24 21:07   ` org-table-sum Kyle Meyer
2020-09-25  8:59   ` org-table-sum Robert Pluim
2020-09-26 23:07     ` org-table-sum Jeremie Juste
2020-09-28 12:27       ` Robert Pluim [this message]
2020-09-28 12:50         ` org-table-sum Jeremie Juste
2020-09-28 13:54           ` org-table-sum Robert Pluim
2020-10-24 15:15     ` org-table-sum Jeremie Juste
2020-09-25  7:51 ` org-table-sum Eric S Fraga

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