[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [O] [Exporter] Why is :author a list in the communication channel?

From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: [O] [Exporter] Why is :author a list in the communication channel?
Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:42:33 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.130002 (Ma Gnus v0.2) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)


Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:

> Thorsten Jolitz <address@hidden> writes:
>> Aaron Ecay <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hi Aaron,
>>> I would have expected multiple author lines to have this effect, so that
>>> your desired list of two authors would be generated by:
>>> ,----
>>> | #+author: Thorsten Jolitz
>>> | #+author: Thomas Mueller
>>> `----
>>> But it seems that only the last #+author line is used; previous ones are
>>> discarded.  Maybe the :author plist entry should just be converted into
>>> a string.  But if it remains a list to somehow support multiply-authored
>>> documents, I think the most natural way to specify the entries is with
>>> multiple lines as above.
>> I can confirm that behaviour ... I'm not sure if I really get the idea
>> of a 'typeless secondary' string as mentioned by Nicolas, but in daily
>> practice 
>> ,-----------------------
>> | (plist-get info :author)
>> `-----------------------
>> returns a list with one string in it for me ...
> Try
>   #+AUTHOR: This is *Me*!
> The point is that you can have Org objects within AUTHOR (or TITLE, or
> DATE). See "secondary string" definition in org-element.el header.
> This is orthogonal to the fact that multiple lines are not allowed. For
> that, see BEHAVIOUR item in `org-export-options-alist'. In particular,
> you can compare "TITLE" and "AUTHOR" entries.

Ok, I understand, so this is all working fine just as intended. For
multiple authors one could use a workaround/convention like 

 | #+author: Thorsten_Jolitz Thomas_Mueller

and then split the string two times (first blanks, then underscores). 


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]