[TxMt] Extending Markdown bundle (newbie)?
throw-away-2 at macromates.com
Mon Nov 5 22:20:40 UTC 2007
On 5 Nov 2007, at 06:50, Ramon M. Felciano @ Yahoo wrote:
> 1. How do you override or specialize certain syntactic patterns from
> a base language? The language docs show how to use "include" to
> reference a whole separate grammar, but I think what I'm looking for
> is to override only a single grammar rule. In the above example,
> should I copy the "unordered list" pattern from the Markdown plist
> file and use a modified version in the new language file? Or is
> there a way to "subclass" the syntax w/out this copy-paste model by
> including only the one rule?
Include is presently the only way to “subclass”. So in your case you
likely want to copy/paste.
> 2. Are there restrictions on the file suffixes for this new
> language? Should the new language share the same file suffix as the
> original, or come up with a different one?
It would be good to pick a new file extension, so that the new
language can be bound to that extension (and old files will still use
the regular grammar).
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