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Re: bug#3269: 23.0.93; C-mode text highlighting

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: bug#3269: 23.0.93; C-mode text highlighting
Date: Tue, 19 May 2009 10:36:05 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.93 (gnu/linux)

>> In other words, messed-up highlighting for incorrect code is just as
>> good if not better than explicitly recognizing the incorrect code and
>> highlighting it with f-l-warning-face.

> I was thinking of "compatibility" with unterminated strings in normal
> code.  But they're not the same thing.  An open string in a #define is
> perfectly valid code, if somewhat unusual outside of the Obfuscated C
> competition.

> You've persuaded me that the existing fontification is actually better.
> So I won't be committing yesterday's patch.  Thanks!

I'm glad we ended up agreeing, tho for completely different reasons.

> I'll just finish the other patch and commit that.



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