[Geany-devel] Set Filetypes Menu

Lex Trotman elextr at xxxxx
Fri Apr 29 10:42:14 UTC 2011

> Is there a (scintilla) lexer for reStructuredText?  With a quick look at
> lexer names, I didn't see one.

No, the ReST filetype does not have syntax highlighting.

> With that same quick look, I came across the lexer LexTxt2tags.cxx and
> looked at that a little--it looks like some of the stuff there is (or
> could be easily adaptable for my lexer for Foswiki / TWiki.  What is
> that lexer for--is there a markup language named Txt2tags?
> Oh, ok, I googled, yes there is, and I guess I'll spend a little time (a
> few minutes) looking at that.  (For Lex: it will save me from thinking
> about lexing UTF-8, recursive descent parsers, switch / case
> statements, and if / else chains ;-)

Yes txt2tags and markdown are both lightweight markup languages,
similar to wiki markup but of course annoyingly different in detail,
just like wikis.


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