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bug#15212: 24.3.50; c++-mode doesn't support raw string literals

From: Alan Mackenzie
Subject: bug#15212: 24.3.50; c++-mode doesn't support raw string literals
Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2016 18:36:38 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.24 (2015-08-30)

Hello, Ivan.

On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 09:14:44PM -0600, Ivan Andrus wrote:
> Ivan Andrus <address@hidden> writes:

> > C++11 allows fancy new raw string literals [1], but these strings aren't
> > supported in c++-mode (e.g. fontification and movement by sexp's).

> > In my experience such raw strings are fairly rare, and they are no doubt
> > difficult to support.  But I thought I would report this since I
> > didn't see a bug for it in debbugs.

> > -Ivan

> > [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/C%2B%2B11#New_string_literals

> Any thoughts on this?  These are becoming more common in the code I work
> on and some colleagues and I would like support, since they can destroy 
> fontification of the rest of the buffer.  I'm hesitant to try and do it
> myself because of the famed difficulty of cc-mode.  :-(  But I'm willing
> to try if someone has ideas.

OK, I'll have a go at adding these ASAP.  I've got a few ideas as how
best to do this.

> -Ivan

Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).

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