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Re: [O] Problem with org-entities-user

From: Thomas S. Dye
Subject: Re: [O] Problem with org-entities-user
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 06:52:12 -1000

Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:

> On 22.9.2012, at 10:52, Nicolas Goaziou wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> writes:
>>> The only thing is:  I do use Org to draft documents intended to
>>> be later fine-tuned as LaTeX documents, while I don't usually
>>> do this for other backends.  So the ability to put in naked
>>> LaTeX formatting commands does have value and convenience for
>>> me personally.
>> If the LaTeX command doesn't require an argument, you can always add it
>> to `org-entities-user'.
> Yes, even though this is not very clean by itself.
>> Otherwise, you may define a macro like the
>> following:
>>  #+MACRO: sc @@e-latex:\textsc{@@$1@@e-latex:}@@
>> I agree that's not as convenient to set up. But once it is done, it's as
>> easy to use as raw commands.
> True.
>> Anyway this is a minor point. I guess it will be swept under the rug of
>> historical reasons, after all.
> Maybe not. I can go along with your arguments for cleanness. Would you
> object to keeping this feature in as an option, turned off be default,
> so that it is at least easy to keep lengthy files working?
> The way I understand it, the new exporter will be default in 8.0, so
> this is the time to make some incompatible changes. But if it is
> possible to support this as an option, I would like it.
> Regards
> - Carsten

I would like this, too. I think it would help me keep reproducible
research documents viable.

All the best,

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