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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 09:03:22 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Hi, Richard.

On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 12:17:57AM -0400, Richard Stallman wrote:
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>     > 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.

> The developer of CC Mode insisted on doing this even though
> I told him it was likely to cause trouble.

Presumably Barry Warsaw.  At the time (1992), I'm pretty sure he was
an XEmacs user, so would naturally want to support that platform too.

> I hope that the person doing this C++ work will adapt it to fit into
> the code in the Emacs release.  Otherwise it won't reach most Emacs
> users, and we will need to find someone to redo the work.

This is precisely his aim.  The amount of adaptation needed is minimal.
Standalone CC Mode runs without modification on Emacs.

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Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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