[Geany-devel] coffeescript lexer

Matthew Brush mbrush at xxxxx
Wed Nov 30 08:31:41 UTC 2011


Just to follow up, in the last little while Scintilla now has a real C++ 
lexer for CoffeeScript[1].

Matthew Brush


On 11/10/2011 03:06 PM, joshua.rh at comcast.net wrote:
> Hello,
> I've added a feature request to add a coffeescript lexer to scintilla
> here:
> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3436256&group_id=2439&atid=352439
> <https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3436256&group_id=2439&atid=352439>
> and will hopefully start on it when the semester's over (December).
> Also, does anyone know:
> 1) If the lexer needs to be written in c++ (will the lua one Matthew
> found work?)
> 2) if it's a bad idea to test this in geany? (I intentionally added the
> request to scintilla, and can work on it in scite if that's a better idea)
> 3) if this will cover everything needed for coffeescript in geany once
> it's done (we'll still need a filetypes.coffee, right? which is just a
> .conf file that contains the keywords, comment markers, and a few other
> small things, correct?)
> Thanks for any info, and I hope to work on this soon!
> Josh
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