Issue with KDevelop: Is it using different parsers in parallell for different puropuses?
Richard_Dale at tipitina.demon.co.uk
Tue Aug 15 14:31:51 UTC 2006
On Tuesday 15 August 2006 02:21, Hamish Rodda wrote:
> > As I said above, it will be possible for KDE 4, and it's worked on for
> > C++ at the moment. I believe it's not for performance reasons though, but
> > rather for correctness also in corner cases. Hamish?
> Using a true parser will allow much more intricate highlighting that
> provides better visual clues to the programmer. Look forward to this for
Yes, that sounds good, but it must be able to correctly highlight code which
isn't finished and might not parse. I would have thought syntax highlighting
is more like tokenising than parsing, although for code folding you need to
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