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Re: [PATCH] support a few of the new features of C++11 in syntax highlig

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: Re: [PATCH] support a few of the new features of C++11 in syntax highlighting
Date: Sat, 17 May 2014 08:42:13 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hello, Stefan.

On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 07:42:19PM -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> >> >> What can I do about that?
> >> > OK.  I suggest proceeding as follows.
> >> I'm curious: how did we get to this point?
> > We've never been anywhere else.  CC Mode developement has always taken
> > place mainly in its own project at SourceForge.

> Right, this is not the part that bothers me.

> > Anyhow, stand alone CC Mode and that in Emacs have drifted apart to
> > the extent that any such synching would usually need manual effort (as
> > Óscar will likely find out).

> That's the first part that worries me.


> The second is that this new C++11 branch seems to be based on the
> standalone branch rather than the Emacs branch.

Yes.  But these changes for C++11 are at the "engine" level, which is
pretty much the same.  There are lots of typographical differences
though (like reformatted comments, spelling corrections, minor stylistic
changes) which throw off the patching.

> Am I reading too much into it or do you consider the standalone branch
> as "the main branch"?

I consider the standalone branch as the main one, yes.  That's the way
the project's been since longer than I've been involved with it.

>         Stefan

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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