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Re: [O] nested org-headlines

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: [O] nested org-headlines
Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2012 21:54:22 +0800
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Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello,
> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>> If drawers are "greater elements" in org elements, perhaps they ought to
>> be able to contain other drawers? Or is non-nesting drawers a design
>> decision?
> It is a design decision.
> Note that "greater element" only means that the element can contain
> other elements (i.e. a paragraph.). Also, according to org-element.el
> comments:
>     With the exception of `headline' and `item' types, greater elements
>     cannot contain other greater elements of their own type.

That's a good thing to know.

> A drawer is a way to hide some contents (and optionally remove them from
> export) without adding any specific meaning to them. What would a drawer
> within another drawer mean: hide stuff even more?

Makes plenty of sense to me. But it's not the first time someone's asked
about ways of descending from one text level into a sub-hierarchy, and
then "popping" back out to the previous textual level. When the will is
there, tools will be abused...

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