2666Re: [jasspa] suddenly everything quote highlighted!
- Oct 31, 2011I'm very sorry for the stupid formatting of my last email. The line
spaces were all broken:
On 11-10-31 04:40 PM, Reza Roboubi wrote:
> Hi Jon,
> On 11-10-31 03:54 PM, Jon Green wrote:
>> I do not quite agree with your analysis because the quotes are fine
>> in the comment when the current position is less than the look-back
>> distance away. If the quotes in the comment were generally a problem
>> then you would expect this to cause a problem irrespective of the
>> actual distance of the offending statement away from the comment.
> The question isn't what the problem is. The question is, what's the
> solution? We both agree that changing the look-back length _only_
> solves this issue if we set look-back >= file-line-number. That's a
>> As for your idea of putting down anchors, this has potential
>> benefits, I am not sure if this completely eradicates look back in
>> its entirety because it must still be performed for brackets in lines.
> Yes, hilight will simply have to look back until it finds the first
> anchor outside of the window's view port. That way, you get global
> and scalable highlighting, for any language or file size. And I
> suspect it's pretty easy to do: Could someone who knows the source
> code well give clear instructions of what needs to change and the
> potential pitfalls to watch for?
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