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Re: How to redefine Parantheses?


From: Ralf Angeli
Subject: Re: How to redefine Parantheses?
Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 19:37:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.96 (gnu/linux)

* Eli Zaretskii (2007-04-09) writes:

>> From: Ralf Angeli <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 09 Apr 2007 10:58:35 +0200
>> 
>> I really don't understand why the default syntax in Emacs is paren
>> syntax.
>
> Because Emacs currently cannot distinguish between different usage of
> the same character in different languages, and even your research
> indicates that the current behavior is correct in 50% of cases.
>
>> But I don't think is a customization issue but a bug in Emacs.
>
> Not a bug, a missing feature.

Even with that feature missing one could get 100% correct behavior by
giving guillemets punctuation syntax.  You may give the problem a
different name, but changing the default syntax is ceteris paribus
still the better option.

-- 
Ralf


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