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Re: Better syntax highlighting

From: Deniz Dogan
Subject: Re: Better syntax highlighting
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 09:28:52 +0200

2010/7/22 Giuseppe Fuggiano <address@hidden>:
> Hi there,
> I'm learning Emacs for programming tasks and I think it's very powerful.
> But, the first thing I saw migrating from Vim is that Emacs handles syntax
> highlighting differently, often messing up if a given source contains
> multiple languages (like a PHP file).  I tried a plugin named nxhtml, but it
> seems heavy and makes Emacs' startup quite slow.  I don't want to start an
> editor war here, just point out that Emacs seems so powerful, but doesn't
> have a smart syntax highlighting available out of the box.
> I'm sure there's a solution to this. That's why I'm posting.
> Regards

I don't think syntax highlighting is what's hard, but rather things
such as indentation of PHP.

Deniz Dogan

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