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From: Ralph Douglass <ralph@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OSX GUI
It highlights fine for me.  Try grabbing the latest version of the bundle.

On 6/7/07, Jonathan Bryant <jtbryant@valdosta.edu> wrote:
>
>
> On Jun 7, 2007, at 11:21 AM, William D. Neumann wrote:
>
> > On Wed, 6 Jun 2007, Jonathan Bryant wrote:
> >
> >>> Do you prefer TextMate's OCaml mode to that of Emacs?
> >>
> >> It's OCaml mode usually works fine, but there are a few places it
> >> messes up: the "with" record syntax is the most notable.
> >
> > Yeah... unfortunately, the regex matching that the syntax
> > hilighting is based on hakes it hard to get certain constructs
> > right.  I believe this is supposed to be overhauled in v2.0 (which
> > is dependant on Tiger).  BTW: what's wrong with the with record
> > syntax?  It seems to work fine for me.
>
> Copy this into TextMate:
>
> type t = {
> x : int;
> y : float
> }
>
> let _ =
>    let r = { x = 1; y = 1.0 } in
>    let r' = { r with x = 2 } in
>    (* ... Syntax highlighting has stopped working here ... *)
>
> That's where it fails because of the "with".  It's the only obvious
> bug I've run across, but if you have something like that early in the
> code, the rest of your code is not highlighted.  Maybe I have an old
> version of the bundle if you don't see this problem.
>
> >
> >> Downsides are that (a) not programmable, and (b) you have to keep
> >> a terminal open to build, etc.
> >
> > Well, it is scriptable, so you could write a script that tould take
> > care of that for you.  Ocamlbuild should help make this a bit less
> > painless as well.
> >
> > Actually, my biggest annoyance is that you can't easily do
> > something like jump to the ith character of a selection (though I
> > could prabably write a script for that too), which is needed for
> > working with large exressions in the toplevel where it identifies
> > errors by location and not highlighting.
> >
> > William D. Neumann
> >
> > ---
> >
> > "There's just so many extra children, we could just feed the
> > children to these tigers.  We don't need them, we're not doing
> > anything with them.
> >
> > Tigers are noble and sleek; children are loud and messy."
> >
> >         -- Neko Case
> >
> > Life is unfair.  Kill yourself or get over it.
> >       -- Black Box Recorder
> >
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-- 
Ralph