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From: Alyssa Ross <>
To: Eric Wong <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] hlmod: update for highlight 3.51 API change
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2019 15:08:02 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190926015953.GA4445@dcvr>

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Eric Wong <> writes:

> I wonder if pygments or any other code highlighting packages are
> more stable.  We'd need to use a pipe or socket to interact with
> pygments or anything w/o Perl bindings.

In that case, it would also be possible to interact with highlight
without using its perl bindings -- the CLI appears to be extremely
widely packaged.

But Pygments is the one I've seen used all over the place, and I so bet
(though haven't checked) that it has better language support, etc.  So
there's probably no reason to prefer highlight if not using the Perl

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      parent reply	other threads:[~2019-09-26 15:08 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-24 20:05 [PATCH] hlmod: update for highlight 3.51 API change Alyssa Ross
2019-09-26  1:59 ` Eric Wong
2019-09-26 13:18   ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-09-26 15:07     ` Alyssa Ross
2019-10-08 21:53     ` [PATCH] TODO: add an item for Python pygments Eric Wong
2019-10-08 22:00       ` Konstantin Ryabitsev
2019-09-26 15:08   ` Alyssa Ross [this message]

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