On Thu, 2002-06-20 at 15:04, Tavis Rudd wrote:
> On June 20, 2002 12:56 pm, Mike Orr wrote:
> > Changing emacs requires somebody who understands Lisp
> > and can also analyze why the algorithm is messing up, which is
> > intrinsically difficult because ' means different things depending on
> > context going all the way back to the start of the file. There may be
> > some Lisp programmers around, but this is a Python community, not a Lisp
> > community, so there may not be a lot.
> Actually, it sounds likes it's something in Emac's C internals rather than in
> the lisp code ... not something many people are capable of understanding,
> let alone fixing.
It also wouldn't just affect the Python mode, but everything in Emacs,
and that's hard to manage. You can do some of this stuff in Lisp, where
it's easy to add -- PHP mode seems to work like this (probably because
of <%/%>), but it's quite slow.