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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] Syntax highlighting for Boost.Jam language in Visual Studio Code
From: Rene Rivera (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-26 21:24:10

On Fri, Oct 26, 2018 at 4:19 PM Mateusz Loskot via Boost-build <
boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi,
> (A pet project warning!)
> I've published an extension for VSCode with a brave
> attempt to color-hightlight syntax of Jam language:
> This is based on a very basic TextMate language grammar
> definitions, often naive, and, by no means, it is complete or bug-free
> coverage of the Jam. Even so, I think it quite helps to de-annoy
> or even enjoy process of writing Jam scrips :-)
> I'm no expert of writing TextMate language grammars
> - this is my first ever attempt - so chances are I may be incapable
> of fixing bugs or improving it with advanced features.
> Especially, that "the process of writing a TextMate language
> grammar remains poorly documented"
> -

Awesome, this is something I was eventually going to try also. I'll take a
look ASAP. And if I find problems submit PRs to the best of my abilities.

-- Rene Rivera
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