Re: [code] Oddity in Rexx syntax colouration

From: Michael Richter <>
Date: Tue, 1 Dec 2015 23:18:34 +0800

Oh wow. I never even thought to check priorities like that. :-o

On 1 December 2015 at 23:00, Mitchell <> wrote:

> Hi Michael,
> On Tue, 1 Dec 2015, Michael Richter wrote:
> Identifiers that have more than one consecutive numerical digit in them
>> will colour extra digits as numbers even in the middle of an identifier
>> that continues past the digits in question. This is easier to illustrate
>> than to explain:
>> ‚ÄčI've checked with Ctrl+I and yes, it is indeed splitting "a12b34c" into
>> identifier (a1), number (2), identifier (b3), number (4), identifier (c).
>> I peeked into the Rexx lexer and couldn't find what the problem was.
>> AFAICT "identifier" is correctly defined and it is properly placed ahead
>> of
>> number in the check order. It's a bit of a mystery to me what's going on.
> Thanks for the report. I've committed a fix[1] for this bug that will show
> up in the next nightly.
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
> [1]:

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