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[O] [bug] Problem with insert anniversary agenda function (was Re: org-b
Eric S Fraga
[O] [bug] Problem with insert anniversary agenda function (was Re: org-bbdb-anniversaries gives error 'bad sexp')
Wed, 15 Jun 2011 20:13:02 +0100
Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:
> On Jun 13, 2011, at 6:15 PM, Philipp Haselwarter wrote:
>> thanks, got it working now (with some fiddling).
>> looks like `calendar-date-style' is not honored /at all/, if you don't
>> use YYYY-MM-DD format (as stated in the org-bbdb.el header, admittedly),
>> it just blows up in your face :)
> While I think the org-bbdb code could be made more forgiving,
> I strongly feel that calendar-date-style is an evil variable,
> especially if it is applied to input. One should never rely on it.
> my 5c.
> - Carsten
Although I am likely to agree with you on this, any interactions with
Emacs's diary requires working with it.
This reminds me of a problem with the insert anniversary function in the
default agenda view ("i a"). This function ignores the
calendar-date-style and inserts dates in the american style, which of
course means that diary entries are quietly ignored if you have
calendar-date-style set to anything other than 'american...
Not a big deal... I don't use anniversaries *that* often!
: Eric S Fraga (GnuPG: 0xC89193D8FFFCF67D) in Emacs 188.8.131.52
: using Org-mode version 7.5 (release_7.5.391.gfaccb.dirty)