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Re: Do shorthands break basic tooling (tags, grep, etc)? (was Re: Shorth

From: João Távora
Subject: Re: Do shorthands break basic tooling (tags, grep, etc)? (was Re: Shorthands have landed on master)
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2021 02:06:16 +0100

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 9:10 AM Helmut Eller <eller.helmut@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28 2021, João Távora wrote:
> > Nevertheless, I'd like to note that Shorthands work well with Xref's
> > main workhorse (M-.) probably because it uses the proper API for
> > symbols, obarray.  They also work well with Eldoc, C-h f and in-buffer
> > Completions, to the best of my knowledge.
> Do Shorthands also work with font-lock?  E.g. are renamed macro names
> highlighed?

I've now confirmed that this works as expected. Didn't have to touch
any font-lock code.  Both the shorthand form and the longhand form
are highlighted.  If you meant some other situation, please clarify.


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