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Re: [O] [PATCH] Resolve regexp ambiguity for item headers

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] Resolve regexp ambiguity for item headers
Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 14:14:52 -0400

Bastien <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hi Nicolas,
> Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> writes:
> > There's room from improvement, though: I find strange that "**** " is
> > a valid empty headline while "****" isn't.
> This I find natural.  
> The prefix for headlines includes the whitespace, so the whitespace
> is needed for empty headlines too.  Also, people might want to use 
> lines matching "^*+$" (to separate paragraphs or whatever.)
> 2 cts of course,

The trouble of course is that the space is almost invisible, so it leads
to hair-pulling: "why the (&^&^$%&bleep*(^()*^* doesn't this work?"

OTOH, if it happens to you once, you tend to remember it for ever after :-)

I see your 2¢ and lower you to 1.5¢,

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