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Re: Differences between Org-Mode and Hyperbole

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Differences between Org-Mode and Hyperbole
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 05:43:09 +0300

> From: address@hidden (H. Dieter Wilhelm)
> Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:15:18 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >        #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
> >      (defun org-xor (a b)
> >         "Exclusive or."
> >         (if a (not b) b))
> >        #+END_SRC
> >
> > Once again, this sounds like saying that my documents _must_ be Org
> > formatted, or the feature won't work.
> >
> > Do you see the point now?
> I see your point, but you can't blame Org for it.

No one is blaming Org.  If you can understand how the above turns down
potential users, you can appreciate the advantages of the alternative
design principles suggested by Richard.

> And I don't have a problem with its formatting (just an unavoidable
> thing in general) because I experience Org as an enabler of Emacs'
> functionality triggered from *one* document.  So for me Org is as much
> Emacs and more as, for example, dired is!

For a casual user, these requirements are a disadvantage.

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