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Re: [O] [RFC] [PATCH] [babel] read description lists as lists of lists

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] [RFC] [PATCH] [babel] read description lists as lists of lists
Date: Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:09:12 +0200

Aaron Ecay <address@hidden> writes:

> Let’s back up a step.  The representation I am targeting with my change
> is what babel uses to ship a list off as input to code in a babel block.
> This code could be emacs lisp, but it could also be R, python, etc.  So
> the question is, how to provide a consistent language-agnostic view of
> org structure to other languages.  The resultant structure doesn’t hang
> around inside babel, it just gets handed off to a code block.

I know. But another internal representation is an additional maintenance

> It’s not work that I’m afraid of: I offered to rewrite both babel and
> radio lists in terms of org-elements.  Maybe I am insane, as you imply.

I never wrote, implied or even thought you were insane.

> What if I rewrote org-babel-read-list in terms of org-elements?  That
> would satisfy me wrt. babel, and wouldn’t necessitate disturbing
> org-list-parse-list, radio lists, or indeed anything outside of babel.

That is even better.


Nicolas Goaziou

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