tatd2 at kent.ac.uk
Mon Jan 30 08:56:03 EST 2006
On 30 Jan 2006, at 13:51, Ulf Norell wrote:
> On Jan 30, 2006, at 1:30 PM, Neil Mitchell wrote:
>> Another argument in favour of this is that most editors with syntax
>> hilighting will show --> as a comment, which again increases the
>> confusion factor.
> I would rather argue that since we have editors with syntax
> highlighting, this isn't a big problem. The editor will tell you
> (if the highlighting is implemented correctly) that --> does not
> start a comment. Rather than changing the language we should fix
> the highlighting modes for the editors in question.
Except that there is a good reason (pos two) why the language is
wrong - it's inconsistant with the other comment syntax, and it's
confusing to newbies.
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