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Re: [O] [RFC] Standardized code block keywords

From: Sebastien Vauban
Subject: Re: [O] [RFC] Standardized code block keywords
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:27:22 +0200
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Hi Torsten,

Torsten Wagner wrote:
> I tend to  #+results: because it fits more to the entire babel syntax.
> However, earlier on the mailing list people were pointing out that one
> is going to change "results" for a unknown source block (that was the
> reason "data" was introduced).... and I think this is a valid
> argument. Maybe "data" and "results" should be both valid if only to
> pleasure human thinking. However, if I understood correctly, maybe
> data could be changed to be more some type of constant? That is,
> #+data: foo can not be changed by a source code block named foo
> (because it isn't a "result" but "data") but only by human (as a
> "data" input). Does this make sense?

Yes, #+results are automatically generated by execution of some code.

But, if you want to start with something, not generated, you had to insert
yourself a #+results block until the more logical #+data had been introduced.

I like your explanation about the fact that such a manually-entered block is

Best regards,

Sebastien Vauban

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