highlighting problems / period is not everything
murphy at cycnus.de
Sun May 22 20:12:53 EDT 2005
hi why and list!
the new syntax highlighting surely brought more colors to the guide, but also a
some boxes shouldn't get highlighted, namely shell input like in The Tiger's Vest:
or some irb result output like in chapter 6:
irb> NameCaller.new.simon( 'Hello?', 'Hello? Simon?' )
You're calling `simon' and you say:
But no one is there yet.
is highlighted with a string 're calling `simon'.
also, it seems that Syntax doesn't get o.class, also in The Tiger's Vest:
42.class 42.instance_eval ...
is highlighted like a class definition.
another thing in chapter 6, in the section about character classes:
. the period matches everything.
everything _but_ a newline. you should mention that, I think.
it's one of the pitfalls that confuse beginners.
and then, you should also introduce the /m modifier.
the cartoons in #6 are great!
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