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Re: Concatenate properties

From: Ihor Radchenko
Subject: Re: Concatenate properties
Date: Sun, 08 May 2022 20:21:23 +0800

Tyler Grinn <tylergrinn@gmail.com> writes:

> John Kitchin <jkitchin@andrew.cmu.edu> writes:
>> I like the variable idea. I would make it a concatenation string for
>> joining. That way “” would concatenate the way Tyler wants, “ “ would
>> preserve current behavior, and “,” could lead to a comma separated
>> list for example. Other things like “\n” might lead to a column, etc. 
> I'm not a huge fan of the variable idea because it would make it
> impossible to include both behaviors in a single file, whereas extending
> the syntax maintains any existing properties that used '+'.

I think I need to elaborate what I meant by "similar to

org-use-property-inheritance docstring:

>>> When nil, only the properties directly given in the current entry
>>> count. When t, every property is inherited. The value may also be a
>>> list of properties that should have inheritance, or a regular
>>> expression matching properties that should be inherited.

Similarly, concatenation of PROPERTY+ can be controlled on per-property


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