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Re: Convert README.org to plain text README while installing package

From: Tim Cross
Subject: Re: Convert README.org to plain text README while installing package
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2022 07:51:47 +1000
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Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de> writes:

> I resent you continally repeating this unfounded assertion.  There are
> 784 entries in org.info's key index.  That is the current state.  That is
> the truth.  How can that be "incorrect"?  Even if 750 of the 784 bindings
> somehow "don't come into play", they still exist, and are still
> problematic.  Are you saying that only every tenth entry actually
> signifies an actual binding, or something like that?

I will make a last attempt to clarify. 

When this thread started, the discussion was around whether readme.org
files should be converted to or replaced with just plain 'traditional'
readme files - waht would once probably have been called ASCII files,
though now these are utf8 I'm not sure calling them ascii is accurate.
It was then suggested an alternative would be to have the readme.org
files formatted using org-mode formatting - enabling org mode features
for folding, formatting of tables, links, source code examples etc. It
was also stated this would be a read-only buffer. 

The point which has been missed an probably should have been made
clearer is that nobody was talking about a full blown org mode. The
suggestion was to use primarily org mode rendering/presentation
capabilities in a read-only buffer. 

My point was that most of the key bindings and complexity you were
referring to were not relevant in this scenario. Of the 784 key bindings
you refer to, the majority of them would never come into play because
they are bindings which only exist is specialised sub-modes of org mode,
like the agenda, which would not appear in the rendering of a readme.org
file. When you open an org file, you get 236 org related key bindings,
not 7984. All those additional key bindings only get loaded/defined if
you open specialised org modes like the agenda, which does not have a
key binding by default, so your unlikely to accidentally initiate that

So going back to my original post, which was simply saying that
implying you would get 784 additional key bindings just because you open
an org file was misleading because you simply don't get that many
additional key bindings when you open an org file - in fact, you get
only about 1/3 of that many. 

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