Re: [Boost-docs] Changes to syntax_highlight.hpp

Subject: Re: [Boost-docs] Changes to syntax_highlight.hpp
From: Andreas Pokorny (andreas.pokorny_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-08-09 14:20:44


2007/8/9, Joel de Guzman <joel_at_[hidden]>:
> What I'd really want is to Regex-ify the syntax highlighter and
> have them reconfigurable as user-supplied regex strings from
> configuration files. This would simplify our life a lot. There'll
> be only one syntax highlighter grammar and code that can accept
> various lexer files. Our job then is just to churn out various
> lexer files for different languages.

Ok, that sounds like an interesting topic.

> So, whatever you do with new lexer groupings, it must be
> general enough for other languages too.
> Would you like to work on the regexification?


Still at work. Will look into it this evening.

Andreas Pokorny

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