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Re: [O] Name-space prefixes in ox- packages

From: Nicolas Goaziou
Subject: Re: [O] Name-space prefixes in ox- packages
Date: Sat, 09 Sep 2017 15:36:49 +0200
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Kaushal Modi <address@hidden> writes:

> I have observed that even though the exporter backend package names begin
> with ox-, all the variables and functions inside still start with org-.
> Is there a strong reason to do so?

"ox" stands for "org-export-". This is so to limit file name size. Some
systems are very limited (e.g. MS-DOS).

Variables and functions should really be "org-export-html..." but that
would be very long. The "org" prefix is mandatory for Org variables and
functions. "ox" would be misleading.


Nicolas Goaziou

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