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Re: When is a syntax-propertize-function called when parse-sexp-lookup-p

From: Pierre Rouleau
Subject: Re: When is a syntax-propertize-function called when parse-sexp-lookup-properties is t for a current buffer?
Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2021 15:42:25 -0400

> Did you read this
>   Only single-character comment start and end sequences are represented
> thus.
>   Two-character sequences are represented as described below.
>   The second character of NEWENTRY is the matching parenthesis,
>   used only if the first character is ‘(’ or ‘)’.

in `modify-syntax-entry'?
> I did.  That's why I wrote that I thought of using the following:

(modify-syntax-entry ?< "(>" table)
(modify-syntax-entry ?> ")<" table)

But I can't because that would cause unbalancing in code where the > and <
are used by themselves, not in << or >> pairs.

> Weird/bad this isn't already in the mode BTW ...
> I agree.  That's why I'm trying to improve it.


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