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Re: Multiple Major Modes


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Multiple Major Modes
Date: Mon, 2 Nov 2009 15:22:43 +0100

On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 3:01 PM, Richard Riley <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dave Love <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Nordlöw <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> Does anyone though of an extension the enables a major-mode to exist
>>> only within a part of buffer along with another major-mode. Part is
>>> preferrably delimited by some magic strings.
>>
>> I think you want more flexibility for delimiting mode chunks in general.
>>
>> <URL:http://www.loveshack.ukfsn.org/emacs/multi-mode.el> implements
>> roughly what we intended by the Emacs TODO item on the topic many years
>> ago (if it's still there).
>>
>> I'm rather baffled by this nxhtml thing referred to, and its complexity.
>> It claims to be trying to solve a problem that the indirect buffer
>> approach doesn't have.  Can someone explain why?
>>
>> Doing this sort of thing properly really needs support from Emacs, which
>> was originally meant to be added as necessary.
>>
>
> I just tried multi-mode. Very fast and clean. Can it also fontify in the
> php sections or am I missing something?


Yes, it does. (It is just a bug at startup of it, press some key.)




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