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Re: [BUG] - Statistics cookie is part of the org heading title

From: Alexander Adolf
Subject: Re: [BUG] - Statistics cookie is part of the org heading title
Date: Wed, 4 May 2022 14:38:48 +0200

Would “fixing” this also remove the statistics cookie from agenda views? That 
would be a pity as I find it very useful there for my ways of using Org. 



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> On 4. May 2022, at 14:24, Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@gmail.com> wrote:
> Ignacio Casso <ignaciocasso@hotmail.com> writes:
>> I replied to this bug report yesterday via the "reply via email to"
>> button in
>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2022-05/msg00058.html,
>> assuming it would send it to the org-mode list, but now I see that it
>> was only sent to Fabian.
> It is not directly related to Org, though indeed annoying. I reported
> this unexpected behaviour to mailman@gnu.org
>> Still, I think it might be interesting to compare this topic with the
>> one I linked in my reply,
>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2022-03/msg00293.html,
>> which it's basically the same bug report but about COMMENT keywords. In
>> that regard, I have tested that org-capture targets do work regardless
>> of statistcs cookies. Could not something equivalent be done so that
>> they also work regardless of COMMENT keywords? Feel free to reply in
>> that other thread if you feel this is off-topic here.
>> This bug is related with the issue I reported in
>> https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-orgmode/2022-03/msg00293.html. The
>> problem is that `org-heading-components' uses
>> `org-complex-heading-regexp', which does not consider statistics
>> cookies, and neither COMMENT keywords as I reported. I think it should be
>> updated to consider both.
> Note that org-complex-heading-regexp-format does consider statistics
> cookies, but only at the beginning/end of the headline title.
> Unfortunately, it is impossible to provide generic printf format to
> match a headline title with arbitrary statistics cookies inserted in the
> middle of it.
> As for your other report, it is a hard one - org-complex-heading-regexp
> is hard to modify because we guarantee certain match groups and its hard
> to fit COMMENT in there without breaking backward-compatibility.
> I generally dislike the idea of the available plethora of analytic
> regexps with numbered match groups. I am currently working on
> generalised Org element matcher that provides named groups for arbitrary
> Org syntax elements, including headlines.
> Best,
> Ihor

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