69732Re: To all syntax file maintainers: examples needed
- May 18, 2013I wrote:
> The plan is to include a new regexp engine in Vim 7.4. For testingWith the few files I received I already found two bugs in the new regexp
> I would like to get a lot of files for which we have syntax
> highlighting. I can then compare the highlighting of these files with
> the old and the new engine to find anything that is not compatible.
> Please send me a file that exercises most regexp patterns in the syntax
> file. It doesn't need to be long, but it should be a complex example of
> the language. Send it as an attachment to avoid the white space being
> messed up by the mail system.
> I would prefer one file per syntax, but it must be valid syntax. If one
> file is problematic (e.g., you can't concatenate small files without
> making it invalid), then a few files would be OK. A rough goal would be
> 1000 lines.
> At some later point we might also want to do performance measurements.
> Although I already have a few "bad" examples for that.
> IMPORTANT: I will distribute the collection of files, so that others can
> reproduce problems, do performance measurements, etc. Make sure your
> file has a copyright that permits this. Don't reveal any secrets,
> patents, trademarks, etc. A line stating that the Vim license applies
> should be sufficient.
But I received only 7 files. I need many more! So now asking everyone,
not just syntax file maintainers, to send me files for testing. Please
read the quoted text above for what the file should contain.
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