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Re: cc-mode fontification feels random

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: cc-mode fontification feels random
Date: Mon, 07 Jun 2021 15:08:52 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@iro.umontreal.ca>
> Cc: acm@muc.de,  dancol@dancol.org,  emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Sun, 06 Jun 2021 16:28:02 -0400
> > What exactly are the reasons that we need to scan from BOB?  With the
> > exception of data type declarations, what else requires to go back
> > farther that the beginning of the defun in which we start fontifying?
> It all depends on the language.
> E.g. in ELisp, what looks like a defun might actually be in the middle
> of a string and there's no reliable way to know if something's in
> a string other than to parse from BOB.
> In C the situation is somewhat similar but for comments.

So you are saying we need that just to know where the current defun
begins?  Any other needs to start from BOB?

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