[nycbug-talk] mac os termcap question
Mon Feb 14 13:07:24 EST 2005
On Feb 14, 2005, at 1:00 PM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Feb 2005 12:15:57 -0500, Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com>
>> On Feb 14, 2005, at 11:23 AM, Marc Spitzer wrote:
>>> personally I hate color coding, why bother when you have 'ls -F'
>>> anyway and it is portable anywhere.
>> For the same reason most (sane) software developers use syntax
>> highlighting. You either like it or you don't, but it provides a
>> "low-bandwidth" way to categorize tokens and can measurably enhance
> I do use it for coding and have learned not to trust it as much as
> I did, weird thing in emacs where the code was right but the regex
> got confused.
The correctness of syntax highlighting is definitely inversely
proportional to the complexity of the syntax it is highlighting :) Let
me guess, Perl?
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