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[Orgmode] Re: Possible bug with tag inheritance

From: Bernt Hansen
Subject: [Orgmode] Re: Possible bug with tag inheritance
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 08:45:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Cameron Horsburgh <address@hidden> writes:

> Today I stumbled across an instance where tag inheritance doesn't seem
> to work as I expected it to.
> I'm using GNU Emacs (i486-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.14.7)
> of 2009-04-12 on elegiac, modified by Debian, and Org-mode version
> 6.26trans.
> Let's say I have an org file that records all the information for a
> particular part of my life. Different parts of the file record
> meetings, track projects and record notes and other
> information. Here's what it might look like:
> * Meetings
> ** Lunch with John                                             :Restaurant:
>    <2009-04-27 Mon 12:30>
> ** Meeting with Fred                                               :Office:
>    <2009-04-27 Mon 13:00>
> * Projects
> ** Find Higgs Boson                                            :Laboratory:
>    DEADLINE: <2009-04-27 Mon>
> ** Achieve World domination                             :Office:Laboratory:
>    SCHEDULED: <2009-04-28 Tue>
> ** Cook dinner                                                            
> :Kitchen:
> * Notes                                                                      
> :Info:
> ** Mary's phone numbers
>    - 1234-5678
>    - 0412-345-678
> ** Jenny's web page
>    - [[http://www.somewebpage.com][Jenny's web page]]
> I have customised org-stuck-projects[fn:1] to ignore entries tagged
> with the tag `Info'. org-use-tag-inheritance is set to `t'.
> If I hit C-a # to list stuck projects I would only expect to see the
> entry about cooking dinner listed. The `Notes' headline should be
> ignored, as should the notes about Mary's phone number and Jenny's web
> page, because they inherit the `Info' tag.
> In practice, the `Notes' headline is ignored as expected. However, the
> children are listed as stuck projects.
> After all this I have realised it's probably more appropriate to use
> properties rather than tags to do this sort of thing. Still, the
> behaviour puzzles me a bit, so I thought it was worth asking about.
> Is this behaviour incorrect? Or am I expecting the wrong thing?
> * Footnotes
> [fn:1] I had some trouble customising this variable in the usual way,
> because the explanation at the end of the customize buffer somehow got
> included in the sexp recorded in my .emacs. I deleted that line, reset
> the customize buffer and started again, but with exactly the same
> result. 

Hi Cameron,

I think we need more information to help.  Could you show us what your
value of org-stuck-projects is?


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