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

From: Eric Schulte
Subject: Re: [O] [RFC] Standardized code block keywords
Date: Fri, 21 Oct 2011 10:25:07 -0600
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"Sebastien Vauban" <address@hidden> writes:

> 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
> "constant".

I like "constant" too, but the goals is to remove synonyms, not add
them. :)

Thanks -- Eric

> Best regards,
>   Seb

Eric Schulte

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