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Re: Better syntax highlighting

From: Aidan Gauland
Subject: Re: Better syntax highlighting
Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2010 20:22:07 +1200
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Giuseppe Fuggiano wrote:
> 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.

I stumbled upon this page...
...but I've never tried anything listed there, because I don't suffer from
multiple-personality disorder. ;)

Hope this helps,

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