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Re: /* */ style comments in C++ sources

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: /* */ style comments in C++ sources
Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 21:10:14 +0300

> From: John Mastro <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 10:19:20 -0700
> Cc: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>, emacs-devel <address@hidden>
> Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:
> > No, there is no (reasonable) way to tell CC Mode what style of comments
> > one prefers.
> >
> > People have asked about this before.  It seems like it would be a useful
> > facility to add.  Though it might take a surprisingly large amount of
> > work to implement.
> I'm probably missing something obvious, but I thought setting
> `comment-start' and `comment-end' worked for this?

It's very inconvenient, for starters.  Using a supported language
feature shouldn't require the user to mess with tricky regexps, IMO.

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