Ticket #2931 (new enhancement)

Opened 12 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

Add the Colorer engine as an alternative to MC's internal highlighting engine

Reported by: birdie Owned by:
Priority: trivial Milestone: Future Releases
Component: mcedit Version: master
Keywords: Cc: gotar@…, mooffie@…, teresaejunior@…
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: no branch Votes for changeset:


MC's internal syntax highlighting engine has many serious limitations like it's unable to highlight embedded quotations, it breaks on new lines, etc. etc. etc.

Colorer's can be licensed under GPL 2.0, LGPL 2.1 so it's fully compatible with MC's own license.

Colorer can be used as an external library, it also has a C language API.


Change History

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by andrew_b

  • Priority changed from major to trivial

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by gotar

  • Cc gotar@… added

Does it support mcview? mc still lacks coloring in internal viewer (#1849).

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by mooffie

  • Cc mooffie@… added

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by teresaejunior

There is also http://www.andre-simon.de/doku/highlight/en/changelog.php, which is actively maintained.

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by teresaejunior

  • Cc teresaejunior@… added

comment:6 Changed 7 years ago by zaytsev

Related discussion: #3830.

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