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Re: [O] [PATCH] ox-icalendar: fix handling of timestamps

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] ox-icalendar: fix handling of timestamps
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 15:15:46 +0200

Viktor Rosenfeld <address@hidden> writes:

> The docstring of `org-icalendar-with-timestamps' already states:
>   This variable has precedence over `org-export-with-timestamps'.
>   It can also be set with the #+OPTIONS line, e.g. "<:t".

This wouldn't be sufficient: "has precedence over" isn't a synonym for
"change the meaning of".

> I believe that inconsistency is desirable here. Consider the following
> use case with three headlines:
> * TODO An appointment in the future
> <2013-08-12 So 09:00>
> * DONE A note about an appointment in the past
> [2013-08-10 Fr 09:00]
> * WAIT A reminder how long I've been waiting for something [2013-08-10 Fr]
> The previous behavior, with `org-icalendar-with-timestamps' set to
> 'active, was that the first and the last headlines were picked up (even
> though the timestamp in the last headline is inactive). This was
> unexpected because the two inactive timestamps are handled
> differently.

This is to be expected according to `org-export-with-timestamps'.

> My expectation was that only the first headline should have been
> exported. This is what my patch achieves.

The meaning of `org-export-with-timestamps' is the result of a discussion in
this ML. Please read the whole thread starting at:



Nicolas Goaziou

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