[TxMt] Re: TM Bundle for Java - Improved Java Properties grammar

ld at ldaley.com ld at ldaley.com
Mon Jan 30 11:10:32 UTC 2012

On 29 Jan 2012, at 6:15, John Joyce wrote:

> Hello List,
> After ages of consternation with viewing Java Properties files that 
> had multiline values in KVPs not properly syntax colored, I have 
> created a better language grammar for Java Properties.
> It does several things...
> First it captures comments of course.
> Then single-line KVPs
> Then KVPs with dangling spaces or tabs between the key and the = sign. 
> (These stand out awesomely during fast scrolling to find where they 
> are and fix them)
> Then multi-line-value KVPs.
> One can never be 100% sure of these things, but I feel fairly 
> confident with it because the multi-line-value KVPs I have dealt with 
> are actually HTML emails stored in KVPs. :)
> By the way, it looks best in Sunburst them.
> Please consider it for inclusion.

If you submit a pull request for 
https://github.com/textmate/java.tmbundle I'll happily include it.



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