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From: Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Spurious comma after C-c '
Date: Mon, 06 Jul 2020 12:53:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87k0zgg8rc.fsf@yandex.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 87k0zg7wa9.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr

>>>>> Nicolas Goaziou <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr> writes:

    > Hello, Colin Baxter <m43cap@yandex.com> writes:

    >> 1. Use `emacs -q' and open a new org file. 2. Enter
    >> #+begin_example
    >> #+end_example
    >> 3. Place cursor in the empty line of the example block and hit
    >> C-c ' 4. Enter #+STARTUP in the edit buffer and hit C-c ' to exit
    >> 5. A spurious comma appears at the beginning of #+STARTUP 6. The
    >> comma appears to form only when + is entered after #, so #STARTUP
    >> produces no comma. The STARTUP entry is unimportant and #+ alone
    >> also gives a comma.  7. I'm using Org mode version 9.3.7
    >> (release_9.3.7-669-g3327fb)

    > This is an escape character. See (info "(org) Literal Examples").

Well, yes. But should it really be in an "example" source block? If this
is then exported and the author hasn't caught and deleted it, then it is 
likely to cause confusion in the mind of the final reader - who may
know nothing about org-mode.

Best wishes,

Colin Baxter
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  reply	other threads:[~2020-07-06 11:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-06 10:00 Spurious comma after C-c ' Colin Baxter
2020-07-06 10:49 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-07-06 11:53   ` Colin Baxter [this message]
2020-07-06 13:59     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-07-06 14:24       ` Colin Baxter

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