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Re: font-lock-syntactic-keywords obsolet?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: font-lock-syntactic-keywords obsolet?
Date: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 09:39:53 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> week and a half ago.  By their very nature, unterminated raw strings are
> a problem, since the terminating delimiter could occur anywhere later in
> the buffer.

Welcome to syntax-ppss's world: most languages actually allow \n in
their strings without having to backslash-escape them, so this problem
is the rule rather than the exception, outside of CC-mode.

> The trick has got to be to apply some artificial limit for
> after-change processing until that terminating delimiter is inserted.

We definitely don't use/want such artificial limits.


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