[uf-discuss] Formating Code

Kevin Lawver kevin at lawver.net
Tue Nov 1 11:04:48 PST 2005

I remember jEdit doing something similar as well.

Robert Bachmann wrote:
> Edward O'Connor wrote:
>>>Programming languages by definition have extremely well-defined
>>>semantics, so it isn't necessary to mark up variables and so on in
>>>blocks of code.
>>I often mark up variables and so on, for syntax highlighting purposes.
>>For instance:
>>[Example snipped]
> There are some tools which create modern HTML (i.e: HTML with <span
> class="comment" instead of <font color=green>) listings of source code.
> Two programs I'm aware of are GNU Source-highlight[1] and Highlight[2].
> Looking at the class names they use for their generated listings and
> documenting it on the background research pages of might be useful.
> There are some sites which deal with code listings:
> - http://koders.com/ - code search engine
> - http://www.bytemycode.com/ - community code posting site
> Looking at those when doing the background research might be beneficial.
> We might even want to invite their operators to participate into this
> discussion.
> Thanks,
>  Robert

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