Am Samstag, 15. März 2008 21:16 schrieb Stephen J. Turnbull:
Andreas Röhler writes:
> I'm going to drop all use of syntax-table in
> commenting. They aren't needed at all AFAIU: starts and
> ends may specified by simple strings or chars, that's
> all. Syntax makes calculation unnecessary complicated.
I tend to agree that the idea of character syntax classes is weird in
a modern environment. However, because the syntax tables exist, many
3rd-party modes define comments in terms of the comment character
These must be supported.
OTOH, as redundancies have been mentioned, why not go
through and weed out all these useless code kept for
What about to present comment.el as an alternative? So
people may use old newcomment.el as far as it's
fine. Should a bug occur which doesn't exist in
comment.el, user may switch.
I'll deliver a hook, installing than necessary
functions to call.
That commenting will not require an active region,
operating on the line then. However, if a region is
active, it will be used.
Therefore the new set may end with "-lor",
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