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Re: [O] adding a new org-element?

From: John Kitchin
Subject: Re: [O] adding a new org-element?
Date: Tue, 22 Mar 2016 15:21:16 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.16; emacs

Samuel W. Flint writes:

> :: Eric S Fraga writes:
> ESF> On Monday, 21 Mar 2016 at 21:51, John Kitchin wrote:
>>> Suppose one wanted to add a new org-element/syntax to org-mode. Where
>>> would one start?
> ESF> I cannot help but I am curious:
>>> I am interested in something like the following syntax: $(arbitrary
>>> stuff inside the sexp)$
> ESF> Given the power of lisp, can't you almost already do this using
> ESF> [[elisp:(almost arbitrary stuff inside the sexp)]]
> ESF> ?  My curiousity is piqued, wondering what interesting capabilities
> ESF> you are thinking of adding to org!
> I agree, this does sound useful, but I think some other syntax would be
> more useful (LaTeX Equations are kinda important to me).

I assume you mean the $()$ syntax would look like a latex fragment? This
is fine too: %(stuff)% or %[stuff]% ... I am not too particular, as long
as it easy to type, and easy to parse.

> Sam
> ESF> -- : Eric S Fraga (0xFFFCF67D), Emacs, Org
> ESF> release_8.3.4-626-gb62d55

Professor John Kitchin
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Department of Chemical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
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