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From: "Steven Bagley" <stevenbagley@fastmail.fm>
To: "Nicolas Goaziou" <mail@nicolasgoaziou.fr>, Bastien <bzg@gnu.org>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Bug: Double colon in org link description breaks the link [9.4.4 (release_9.4.4 @ /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/Resources/lisp/org/)]
Date: Mon, 03 May 2021 09:29:28 -0700
Message-ID: <7e8ae032-65b0-4324-9498-e2fc1ba937c7@www.fastmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87pmy77qra.fsf@nicolasgoaziou.fr>

I am aware of the meaning of "::". Is this a design decision or an implementation constraint? My intuition, obviously wrong here, is that link, being a special kind of object, should have priority over what amounts to a formatting command.

Thanks.

--Steve

On Mon, May 3, 2021, at 08:59, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Bastien <bzg@gnu.org> writes:
> 
> > Hi Steven,
> >
> > "Steven Bagley" <stevenbagley@fastmail.fm> writes:
> >
> >> In emacs -Q:
> >>
> >> 1. M-x org-mode
> >> 2. insert the following line in the buffer (created by
> >> org-mac-grab-link)
> >>
> >> - [[https://rgoswami.me/posts/org-note-workflow/][An Orgmode Note
> >>   Workflow :: Rohit Goswami  Reflections]]
> >>
> >> 3. You can't follow the link using mouse-left because of the "::" in
> >> the link, which makes that line into an org "description list
> >> item". The message is "No link found".
> >
> > Confirmed, thanks for the reproducible recipe.
> 
> An item bullet followed by two colons is a special syntax in Org. It has
> precedence over the link.
> 
> Besides saying "don't do that", the usual trick is to insert a zero
> width space between the two colons.
> 
> Regards,
> -- 
> Nicolas Goaziou
> 


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-03 16:30 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-02 22:00 Steven Bagley
2021-05-03  4:03 ` Bastien
2021-05-03 15:59   ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-03 16:29     ` Steven Bagley [this message]
2021-05-03 17:30       ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-05-03 18:39         ` Steven Bagley
2021-05-03 19:33           ` Bastien
2021-05-04 20:27           ` Bastien

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