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Re: [O] [ANN] Changes to link syntax

From: Samuel Wales
Subject: Re: [O] [ANN] Changes to link syntax
Date: Sun, 10 Mar 2019 13:02:02 -0700

the org capture firefox extensions, and similar extensions, or
org-protocol, might need changing.

On 3/10/19, Nicolas Goaziou <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
> I finally pushed changed about escape syntax in bracket links. Here is
> the excerpt from ORG-NEWS:
>     Org used to percent-encode sensitive characters in the URI part of the
>     bracket links.
>     Now, escaping mechanism uses the usual backslash character, according
>     to the following rules, applied in order:
>     1. All consecutive =\= characters at the end of the link must be
>        escaped;
>     2. Any =]= character at the very end of the link must be escaped;
>     3. Any =]= character followed by either =[= or =]= must be escaped;
>     4. Other =]= and =\= characters need not be escaped.
>     When in doubt, use the function ~org-link-escape~ in order to turn
>     a link string into its properly escaped form.
>     The old ~org-link-escape~ and ~org-link-unescape~ functions have
>     been renamed into ~org-link-encode~ and ~org-link-decode~.
> I added a checker in "org-lint.el" to detect old percent-encoding escape
> syntax in links.
> Internally, I also moved all link related code from "org.el" to "ol.el",
> and renamed libraries defining a new link type with "ol-" prefix. (e.g.
> "org-bbdb.el" to "ol-bbdb.el"), much like "ox-" prefix.
> Feedback is welcome.
> Regards,
> --
> Nicolas Goaziou

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