[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Why tree-sitter instead of Semantic? (was Re: CC Mode with font-lock

From: Po Lu
Subject: Re: Why tree-sitter instead of Semantic? (was Re: CC Mode with font-lock-maximum-decoration 2)
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2022 19:05:53 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Lynn Winebarger <owinebar@gmail.com> writes:

> I'm not 100% on what Semantic is doing for me.  I did run "make TAGS"
> in the Emacs source directory, and it seems to do something, although
> I don't know how much of that is Semantic versus one of the many other
> packages I've loaded into the emacs dump I use.

make TAGS generates a tags table, not really related to Semantic.

> I know I get great completion sometimes, and I see notifications that
> my Elisp buffers get parsed by an LL parser.

This is Semantic.

> The fontification is different, and the header line is used for
> displaying the function scope point is in.

That's probably Semantic too, but some other third party code does that
as well.

> I added Yuan Fu to the CC per your earlier recommendation.  I'm not
> sure what their role is - migrating the documentation?

Yuan Fu is the author of the tree sitter code in the feature branch.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]