Share color information for duchain?

Andreas Pakulat apaku at
Mon Feb 18 18:41:17 UTC 2008

On 17.02.08 23:55:42, David Nolden wrote:
> On Sunday 17 February 2008 21:55:01 Andreas Pakulat wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm wondering wether it makes sense to share the color information among
> > all language plugins (i.e. move them into the language library)?
> >
> > Basically I'd like to have a table to lookup color and possibly
> > font-formatting information based on the various
> > declaration/definition/context types. At least for those things that are
> > common to all language support plugins, like a Class
> > declaration/definition or a variable-use or a member declaration and so
> > on.
> >
> > This would make the look of different languages more consistent,
> > especially when used inside the same file.
> >
> > Andreas
> Yep that sure would make sense, then we'd have one central place and 
> configuration-dialog to change all the highlighting.
> On the other hand, for scripting-languages like python, the highlighting 
> probably might be quite pointless except for local variables, since many 
> times you don't know what type you're dealing with.

Well, we also have functions with parameters and classes with member
variales. So its not exactly pointless :)

But yeah, for type information I'm not yet sure how to do that...


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