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Re: [O] [PATCH] Prevent org-rss-headline dropping lower level headlines

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] Prevent org-rss-headline dropping lower level headlines
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 22:16:01 +0200


Arun Isaac <address@hidden> writes:

> Is there some other maintainer I should contact? I mean, should I be
> posting bug reports and patches to contributed packages on some other
> mailing list?

This ML is fine. The author is Bastien, who is reading it anyway.

> The comment says "Only consider first level headlines". I took that to
> mean that only first level headlines will become individual RSS items,
> but that all contents under that first level headline will be included
> into the corresponding RSS item. Therefore, I concluded that dropping
> lower level headlines was a bug.
> But, even if it isn't a bug, I think it makes more sense to include all
> content within the first level headline in the RSS item. I don't see a
> use case where you would want to drop lower level headlines. Please
> correct me if I'm wrong.

Fair enough.

>> Also, isn't the output of `org-html-headline'
>> (`org-export-data-with-backend' is better IMO) a bit verbose? You are
>> going to insert <div id="outline-container-..." ...>"...
> I'm not sure what you mean by verbose.

I mean that the HTML back-end adds data that may not be useful for the
RSS back-end.

> The RSS specification does allow HTML within a CDATA section. Besides,
> org-export-data-with-backend (with the html backend) also inserts the
> "<div id="outline-container-..." ...>" things, doesn't it?

My remark about `org-export-data-with-backend' is orthogonal to the
output of the function. It is usually better because it doesn't depend
on the name of the translators in HTML back-end.

Could you send an updated patch? Thank you.


Nicolas Goaziou

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