[TxMt] Re: Python bundle syntax highlighting bug

Steve Lianoglou lists at arachnedesign.net
Mon Aug 13 18:03:56 UTC 2007

>>> I think you are probably right.  Does anyone else have an opinion  
>>> on this?
>> I agree this doesn't seem right, and can produce some confusing  
>> results. On the other hand, it's very nice to have regex  
>> highlighting.
> I prefer to trade-off false-positives for the nicety of regex  
> highlighting.
>> Wouldn't it be possible to have the first string located within a  
>> re.XXXXX('') pattern be highlighted as regex? Am I wrong, or are  
>> those the only places where regex appear?
> s = r"...."
> pattern = re.compile(s)
> is always, possible, if contrived. I think re.XXXXX is an  
> interesting suggestion though.

I'm in the same boat with Jay.

I think it's kind of nice to have special highlighting for regex's.  
I'd settle for it only being switched on when we have re.* 
(r"regex" ... ) if the "always a regex w/ r" " really isn't suitable  
for others.


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