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#linking-together
Felix Kohlgrüber

Felix Kohlgrüber

03/11/2019, 7:21 PM
“Syntax highlighting” is an unfortunate misnomer, since pattern matching is considerably weaker than syntactic analysis. It would be more accurate to call it “unreliable keyword, string, and comment recognition”.
From https://www.researchgate.net/publication/258629476_Displaying_and_Editing_Source_Code_in_Software_Engineering_Environments
Kartik Agaram

Kartik Agaram

03/11/2019, 7:47 PM
I periodically argue that computer language 'syntax' should be called 'punctuation'.
Gregor

Gregor

04/01/2019, 1:44 AM
Love it 😁