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[Fwd: Syntax selection]
Sorry Mark, I accidently sent this to you instead of the list.
Mark Loftis wrote:
> It's nice to see the scrolling change in 1.5.5b .
I only see 1.5.5a on the page, did I miss something?
> Since this was my first contribution of source code to
> a software project, I was a little un-sure of it's
> relevence and/or quality. Anyway enough humility,
I gotcha beat here, I know basic C++ and diddly bout C. Right now I'm
just a tester. :=) Would this be the proper time/place for a buglist or
should I send it to Dennis for verification/editing first?
> The current method of matching syntax definitions to file
> names uses only the part of the file name after and including
> the last '.' , in other words the files extension.
> I've hooked in a regex library by Henry Spencer and a #define
> _USE_REGEX_ which allows regular expression matching against
> the file name instead.
I was looking into making the syntax matching work with whatever is
entered in Options Menu-->Compiler-->Whichever Compiler--> file-postfix
variable. I can see where color-coded makefiles would be nice though.
> Mark Loftis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
BTW...I did some tinkering with different types of files and mistakes
last night and the Debug-->Success-->Debug-->Mistake-crash bug is
"I'm not one of those who think Bill Gates is the devil.
I simply suspect that if Microsoft ever met up with
the devil, it wouldn't need an interpreter."