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Re: Tokenizing

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Tokenizing
Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:43:54 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> - it should be possible to completely replace the font-lock-mode with
>>> this mode, given a concrete language tokenizer;
>> The intention for font-lock highlighting is to show
>> syntactic structure.  In many cases, we end up limited to lexical
>> highlighting, but that's a problem.
> syntax-propertize provides hooks to let modes add to that;

Maybe you use it for that, but it's definitely not its intention:
`syntax-propertize' is not meant for highlighting at all.


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