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72921Re: Vim syntax file should not require interpreter support to highlight :{interp}<

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  • Peter Prohaska
    Aug 22 7:42 AM
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      On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 7:52 PM, Charles Campbell
      <Charles.E.Campbell@...> wrote:
      > James McCoy wrote:
      >
      >>
      >>
      >> On Aug 21, 2013 1:42 PM, "Charles Campbell" <Charles.E.Campbell@...
      >> <mailto:Charles.E.Campbell@...>> wrote:
      >> >
      >> > LCD 47 wrote:
      >> >>
      >> >> ..snip..
      >> >>
      >> >> +1 for this. People routinely edit files that only make sense
      >> >> (and
      >> >> will only ever run) on remote servers. There are legitimate situations
      >> >> where editing a file has nothing to do with actually running it.
      >> >>
      >> > Except, if its embedded in vimscript, then it is intended to be executed
      >> > by vim.
      >>
      >> But not necessarily *this* Vim, which is the point. The syntax is valid
      >> regardless of whether this Vim has been built to execute the syntax.
      >>
      >>
      > Which again means: the writer of the script has no intention of testing it
      > at the current time. Bad idea.

      Which again is not if someone asks you for a quick review of the code.

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