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[Orgmode] Re: Whitespace and outline structure...

From: Daniel Pittman
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Whitespace and outline structure...
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 23:17:56 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Bastien <address@hidden> writes:
> Phil Jackson <address@hidden> writes:
>>> The problem is that there is no way to tell that the two blank lines
>>> after "** Blah blah" are part of "** Blah blah" or part of "* Some
>>> stuff".
>> [...]
>>> What do you think?
>> I suffer this problem too. I can't think of a situation where blank
>> lines would be useful attached to an item.... but maybe I'm doing it
>> wrong.
> No, I feel the same.  I think I don't usually need more one or two
> blank lines.  Hence my proposal about org-delete-trailing-blank-lines
> based on allowed values...

Something like that might be good -- for my use a single blank line is
part of the entry, the second one is not, ever.  So, for me, a simple

Also, to me, it seems that since org-mode explicitly takes multiple
blank lines into account in the folding process -- it displays
whitespace -- it considers them to be "special" as well.

That said, I have my answer: there is no easy way to make this work the
way I think about outlines and whitespace, so I should dig in the


[1]  Well, hope that one of the developers takes pity on me for the next
     week, anyway, and then dig in the code when I have time again.

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