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Re: [O] How to elegantly and effectively quote org fragments?

From: Alain . Cochard
Subject: Re: [O] How to elegantly and effectively quote org fragments?
Date: Mon, 25 May 2015 10:33:20 +0200

 > > I understand that the indentation is virtual; it is just that I would
 > > (ideally) expect for the quoted example to visually look the same as
 > > it does in an org buffer.
 > That's not possible.

I understand that now.  I'll stay disappointed about it :-)

 > > OK.  I had missed this footnote.  I will live with this, but am still
 > > surprised by this fact -- the SRC org block looks ugly to me.  When we
 > > enter [[xx]] (say) the brackets become invisible, so I had assumed
 > > that a similar mechanism could exist here; I guess there are
 > > advantages to the present situation that I do not see...
 > I am not sure about what situation you're talking about, fontification
 > or escaping mechanism.
 > About the latter, the idea was to make it as little intrusive as
 > possible. In most languages, you never need to escape anything. Of
 > course, Org is an exception since many lines could conflict with
 > enclosing document.

To the extent that I understand the terminology, I was talking about
escaping mechanism: it would be nice if the escaping commas could be
made invisible and not using any space.

Thanks for the explanations.


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