[Nitro] About syntax highlighting on np.org

Michael Fellinger manveru at weez-int.com
Sun Apr 22 22:41:28 EDT 2007


On Fri, 13 Apr 2007 18:06:05 +0900, Lionel ORRY <lionel.orry at gmail.com>  
wrote:

> Hi everybody, and especially George.
>
> first, congratulations for the new website. (I'm a bit late, but  
> anyway...)
> I noticed that you were recently more and more interested in jQuery
> (and for cause, it is an excellent library). And since
> nitroproject.org uses jQuery, I had a suggestion to make the syntax
> highlighting less obtrusive (no more thousands of spans in the html):
> a jQuery extension called Chili. Here is the link:
>
> http://www.mondotondo.com/aercolino/noteslog/?page_id=79
>
> Have a look, it is a very interesting piece of software. I am aware
> that there is no support for Ruby code for now, but it would be quite
> easy to add (a few regexp and that's done) and would be a kind of
> contribution to Chili.
>
> Unfortunately I am too busy to take the initiative and implement the
> ruby code regexp, but I thought it was worth introducing this library.
> Now it's up to you.

I hope you are aware of how difficult it is to parse and highlight Ruby :)
Seems like a cool library though.

> regards,
> Lionel
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