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From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: consistent behavior across babel languages
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 18:05:57 +1100
Message-ID: <87sg8x7w6i.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAC=rjb5xe7z7Ed=rKbWL4rEZj3oqdquvTVZZhmRgfe5maVJezA@mail.gmail.com>


ian martins <ianxm@jhu.edu> writes:

> Something I've found challenging is the inconsistency between babel
> languages. It makes it difficult for a babel user to get a source
> block to do what they want, or for a babel developer to even know what
> correct behavior is.
>
> I'm not sure if anything can be done since changes will likely break
> existing behavior, but it's good to at least know what the rule is and
> where the exceptions to the rule are. To that end I started a page on
> worg [1] to document current behavior for actions taken across babel
> languages.
>
> [1] https://orgmode.org/worg/org-contrib/babel/languages/lang-compat.html


this is a great initiative Ian. First step in addressing inconsistencies
is documenting them. I will try to allocate time on the weekend to
review what you have and see if there are any I know of which you have
not included.


--
Tim Cross


  reply	other threads:[~2020-11-25  7:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-11-25  5:18 ian martins
2020-11-25  7:05 ` Tim Cross [this message]
2020-11-25 19:36   ` Tom Gillespie
2020-11-26  3:45     ` ian martins
2020-11-26 10:20 ` Neil Jerram
2020-11-26 14:42 ` Neil Jerram
2020-11-27 13:47   ` ian martins

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