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Re: HELP, PLEASE! Syntax problem!

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: HELP, PLEASE! Syntax problem!
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2009 22:13:28 +0000
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Hi, Stefan!

On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 04:45:21PM -0500, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > Wow!  That's one of these "why didn't I think of that?" ideas.  It's
> > much simpler and more effective than individually marking each
> > paren/brace/bracket.  But the thing to do is to set a category
> > property value 'c-cpp-delimiter at the boundaries of each macro.
> > All that I have to do now is to give that symbol the syntax-table
> > property value "generic comment delimiter", and all these pesky
> > parens vanish just like that, like switching a (n old fashioned
> > tungsten) light bulb off.  ;-)

> Then again, I'm sure you'll find that it has its own set of problems.
> After all, it's just another hack.

Hahaha!  Yes, indeed.   But I'm dealing with C, Objective C, AWK, ...
and even (excuse somebody else's language) C++.  With that little bag,
life is one problem after another.  The secret is to hack the problems
so that they become former problems.  ;-)

>         Stefan

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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