Re: [Boost-docs] [Quickbook] Templates and Namespaces

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] [Quickbook] Templates and Namespaces
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-02 18:00:26

on Thu Aug 02 2007, Bjørn Roald <> wrote:

> David Abrahams wrote:
>> on Wed Aug 01 2007, Joel de Guzman <> wrote:
>>>> I dunno. I kinda prefer the block syntax. Works nice if your editor can
>>>> do brace matching, which would make it easy to select a whole section
>>>> and move it elsewhere.
>>> Can't your editor be configured to match [section][endsect] too?
>>> Many editors can.
>> I use emacs so it can do anything. But the point is I don't want to
>> have to configure anything. "Every editor on the planet" can match [
>> and ] OOTB.
> This only takes you a bit on the way. Code snippets and comments may be
> unbalanced at least when viewed as general text, contained strings,
> comments and '[' and ']' characters need to be ignored. So what is
> needed even with emacs is a quicbook mode.

Voila. But it sometimes has real performance problems. Emacs modes
are really hard to write.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting
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