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Re: Convert some files from outline-mode to org-mode

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: Convert some files from outline-mode to org-mode
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2020 17:12:14 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.3 (gnu/linux)


Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

>>   (Frustratingly, org-mode uses what I think of as the "old" convention
>>   to use RET as "plain newline" and C-j as "smart newline with indent".)
> There are many things that are frustrating in org-mode.
> Many Emacs features are disabled in org-mode, and
> standard keys are redefined to behave in own way.
> What is worse, often org-mode takes freedom from users for no reason.
> I mean such artificial restrictions as for example preventing users
> from customizing positions of Org popup windows:
>   (defmacro org-no-popups (&rest body)
>     "Suppress popup windows and evaluate BODY."
>     `(let (pop-up-frames display-buffer-alist)
>        ,@body))
> that ignores user customization in display-buffer-alist.

As a side note, I'm positively sure Org developers would love help, or
better, code, to re-enable disabled Emacs features, and to give back
freedom to their users. 

I think most of these issues are historic artifacts no one dared, or
took time, to reconsider.


Nicolas Goaziou

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