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Re: [O] how to change the headline starter *

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] how to change the headline starter *
Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2011 14:08:41 +0200


Bastien <address@hidden> writes:

> Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:
>> I think some parts of Org code use `outline-regexp', some others use
>> `org-outline-regexp' and some parts have it hard-coded.
>> For the sake of consistency, It would certainly be a good idea to
>> generalize the use of `org-outline-regexp'.
> Actually, I think "*" _should_ be hardcoded.
> Org is a text format (.org) meant to be usable outside Emacs.
> Such a fundamental part of the format should be an invariant,
> easily recognized by any tool.
> What do you think?

I do not disagree. My point is that it could be hard-coded in
a consistent way, i.e. all references to an headline could look for
`org-outline-regexp' instead of some custom string (even though it may
be shorter and easier to write).

This isn't related to `org-outline-regexp' being a defconst.


Nicolas Goaziou

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