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Re: [O] Bug: Capture template file source variant support in Customize [

From: Phil Hudson
Subject: Re: [O] Bug: Capture template file source variant support in Customize [8.3.4 (8.3.4-47-gaf853d-elpa @ /home/phil/.emacs.d/elpa/org-20160502/)]
Date: Tue, 10 May 2016 23:12:45 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

On Tue, 10 May 2016 at 10:21:12 pm BST, Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello,
> Phil Hudson <address@hidden> writes:
>> Expected: When using the Customize interface to create/edit an Org
>> capture template, we expect to be able to specify a file to write the
>> captured item into using (according to the documentation) any one of:
>>   * a literal filename
>>   * a function
>>   * a variable
>>   * a form
>> But the Customize UI supports only the first of these. The attached
>> patch adds Customize support for the other three variants, in the proper
>> order (increasing generality/decreasing specificity).
>> Note that using Lisp to specify a capture template's target file using a
>> function, variable or sexp *does* work fine and as documented, except
>> that thereafter Customize fails to present the resulting variable
>> correctly; it reverts to showing the alist as one Lisp form. This patch
>> simply "catches up" the Customize UI with what Org can do and is
>> documented as doing.
> Sounds good. 
> However, wouldn't it make sense to also add these types to other file
> related target locations, e.g., "File & Headline", "File & Outline
> path"... ?

Thanks for the perceptive feedback. I hadn't even thought about it. Your
suggestion definitely sounds like the right thing to do. I'll be back
with a fuller patch, properly gitted and committed.

Phil Hudson                   http://hudson-it.ddns.net
@UWascalWabbit                 PGP/GnuPG ID: 0x887DCA63

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