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Re: [O] How to get numbered lists (1), (2) , … ?

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] How to get numbered lists (1), (2) , … ?
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 2011 17:56:01 +0200

On 15.10.2011, at 16:14, Eric S Fraga wrote:

> Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 14.10.2011, at 13:31, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
> [...]
>>> I have nothing against (1) as item bullets, as it doesn't interfere
>>> with any existing Org syntax.
>> That is not the only criterion.  Adding new syntax elements make more
>> ASCII sequences special.  The Org markup is a heuristic set of
>> special elements, and there is merrit in keeping it small.  We already
>> have more bullets and in particular numbered types - and so far
>> I have not seen a compelling reason to add more.
>> - Carsten
> I am in the "keep it simple school".  So long as org allows me to
> distinguish between numbered and unnumbered itemised lists, I am
> happy.  I actually would prefer less choices than there are currently
> because I would like to get to my choice more quickly when I do use
> C-c - to change the type!
> To me, org is about information and time management, not about
> formatting.  YMMV, of course!
> To be blunt, I would be happy with "-" and "1." in org, knowing that I
> can customise upon export if necessary!  I'm not suggesting we go this
> far, however ;-)

Since backward compatibility is necessary, this counts as a vote for a
customizable sequence, as proposed by Nicolas, do I see this right?

So maybe this *is* a good idea, but I would be agains adding new list types.

- Carsten

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