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bug#33913: 26.1; Optionally not font-lock newline char when `comment-end
bug#33913: 26.1; Optionally not font-lock newline char when `comment-end' = ""
Sun, 30 Dec 2018 10:23:06 -0800 (PST)
> > Please consider letting users easily (e.g. user option) not highlight a
> > newline character when it ends a comment, such as in Lisp.
> > The effect should be to highlight only the chars of the line, starting
> > with `comment-start', up to but not including the newline char.
> For my private solution to this problem look at the attached file.
Maybe you could fix that up to become a
general replacement, to fix this bug (only)?
But I do think a user option might be good,
or even a non-option variable.
> > (I never would have noticed how annoying the default behavior is if
> > I hadn't tried putting a background color on comments, as the OP
> > did. I don't even think it should be the default behavior to
> > highlight the newline char.)
> Fully agreed.
I doubt that such an incompatible change (to
the default) would be accepted immediately.
But a fix for the bug might be.