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Re: [Orgmode] fractional hours for timestamps?

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] fractional hours for timestamps?
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 18:34:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Greg,

Greg Troxel <address@hidden> writes:

> I tried to set a timestamp "thu 12:00+1.5", using C-c . and typing the
> characters in quotes.  What I got was
> <2010-08-12 Thu 12:00-13:00>
> I found that 12:00+1:30 works fine, but it seems like 1.5 should be
> parsed.
> Separately, I'd like 24-hour time without colons to work.  "thu 1400"
> seems unambiguous, but just shows up as thursday without a time.
> I don't know how hard these are or if there are reasons not to, but I
> thought I'd throw out the idea.

It is certainly harder to make Org's parsing capacity even more elastic
than to let our brains parse this directly :)

12:00+1.5 looks weird to me and computing 1.5->1:30 is straightforward.
Same for 1400->14:00.  

But maybe other people think otherwise...  


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