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Re: incorrect documentation for file-desc header argument?

From: Matt Huszagh
Subject: Re: incorrect documentation for file-desc header argument?
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:19:35 -0700

Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com> writes:

> Yeah, that looks to be the intended result of that thread.  That
> thread's patch was applied with a58a4f0ad (new source block header
> argument :filelinkdescr, 2012-03-27).  However, shortly after, that
> treatment was intentionally changed (670c7f31c, 2012-03-31):
>     simplified implementation of :file-desc header argument
>     This will no longer insert the value of the :file header argument as
>     the description if the description is left blank (as this changes
>     the meaning of the :file header argument).
>     The desc handling logic is moved to the `org-babel-result-to-file'
>     function.
> So, I'd say this is a documentation bug.

Thanks for the clarification Kyle. I've attached a patch that I believe
clarifies the documentation to match the current behavior.


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