Re: [textadept] problem with tcl lexer

From: mitchell <c....at.caladbolg.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Nov 2010 09:55:35 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)

Hi Scott,

> I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post, but I discovered a
> problem with the TCL lexer. Who knew, there are companies that still
> use this language (I just started a new job recently)?!
>
> Anyway, this line is handle improperly by the lexer:
>
> set radius_sim [simulator::radiusServer #auto $radius_rc]
>
> The lexer thinks that the "#" starts a comment, when it is part of the
> string "#auto". I'm still learning TCL myself, but I think this is
> part of TCL's OO notation.

TCL is quite quirky in that way it seems. I don't know of any quick fixes;
I'll have to look into this in more detail when I have the time. In the
future you can use the scintillua bug tracker
(http://scintillua.googlecode.com). I've filed the bug in the meantime.

Thanks,
mitchell

>
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mitchell
Received on Tue 30 Nov 2010 - 09:55:35 EST

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