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bug#18405: 24.3.93; bat-mode.el


From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: bug#18405: 24.3.93; bat-mode.el
Date: Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:04:15 -0700
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On 09/07/2014 08:17 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 06 Sep 2014 20:24:46 -0700
>> From: Daniel Colascione <address@hidden>
>>
>> Mind just importing http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ntcmd.el into trunk?
> 
> Would you mind some comments about it?

Sorry --- I should have been more specific. I wrote ntcmd a while ago
because I was frustrated with existing modes for working with batch
files. ntcmd uses a parser to deal with cmd.exe's very weird syntax;
it's important to do that because cmd's syntax is highly irregular and
using regular font-lock patterns to match it is doomed --- in
particular, matches involving loop variables are complicated. (See
ntcmd-forward-generic-cmd and ntcmd-forward-for-cmd for some interesting
special cases and fossilized cmd.exe bugs.)

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