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Re: font-lock-syntactic-keywords obsolet?

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: font-lock-syntactic-keywords obsolet?
Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:07:03 -0400

On Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 3:03 AM, Andreas Röhler
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Anyone who looks how syntax-propertize-function is introduced in source,
> --given some decent understanding of Emacs Lisp-- will see the bunch of
> issues. There is nothing to explain here.

Ah, is this like The Emperor's New Clothes? Anyone who doesn't see the
issues lacks a decent understand of Emacs Lisp? I'll play the kid who
doesn't know any better. Here's the source where
syntax-propertize-function is introduced:

;;; Applying syntax-table properties where needed.

(defvar syntax-propertize-function nil
  ;; Rather than a -functions hook, this is a -function because it's easier
  ;; to do a single scan than several scans: with multiple scans,
[more commentary explaining issues with multiple scans that have been

Looks like a normal defvar to me.

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