More syntax highlighting fun

Hugh Sasse hgs at
Fri Feb 23 06:44:38 EST 2007

On Fri, 23 Feb 2007, Doug Kearns wrote:

> It's really just the "Vim Way" of doing things - at least as I
> understand it.  Generally the configuration options are there to allow
> people to customize the highlighting without any need to understand
> syntax files.  I think you'd be surprised how many people use Vim with
> absolutely no understanding of these details. ;-)

Well, it *is* rather frightening when you prise the lid off.  I
still don't fully unerstand these things, even though I have meddled
with -- er, I mean sent patches for this stuff before.  Think of it
as the Facade Pattern :-)
> Regards,
> Doug


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