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Re: [O] Lentic.0.6 and org mode

From: Thierry Banel
Subject: Re: [O] Lentic.0.6 and org mode
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2015 21:53:48 +0100
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Le 15/01/2015 17:11, Phillip Lord a écrit :
>>> I spent some time figuring out how to use it.
>>> This is what I did eventually:
>>>   M-xlentic-mode
>>>   M-xlentic-mode   ;; twice
>>>   M-x lentic-mode-split-window-below
>>> Then change the new buffer to the desired mode (Java mode, C++ mode,
>>> whatever).
>>> (I was created in fundamental mode).
>>> Is this the standard way to use it?
>> I also scratched my head before figuring anything out.
>> I installed from Melpa, and the Melpa Lentic comes with 0 docs, which is sad.
> What sort of docs are you looking for? Info?
> Of course, even when installed from Melpa it is self-documenting in the
> sense that the source files are full of documentation. The lentic-org.el
> file contains a description of how to convert an existing file from
> being an normal el file to an "orgel" file (which is the name I have
> given to an el file that converts cleanly to an org file with lentic).
> I could translate these to info (via org-mode and texinfo). But melpa
> presents a challenge here, since it works on the source only, and I need
> to generate the texinfo from the source, at least as far as I know. So,
> unless, I can get MELPA to run arbitrary lisp during build, I do not
> know how this would work. Or I could denormalise my git repo and
> put the generated files in there; not ideal.

One possibility, not as good as info, but quite easy, is given by
GitHub. Replace your current README.md with a README.org, in org-mode
syntax. Then tell Melpa that the Lentic home page is
https://github.com/phillord/lentic. And begin this documentation with a
"quick start" chapter.


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