[clug] Syntax-highlighting source code editors

Neill Cox neill.cox at ingenious.com.au
Fri Jun 27 02:58:24 GMT 2008

I use vim.

Haven't tested Delphi or Pascal, but it does the languages I uyse.  I'd be
suprised if it didn't support pascal.

Definitely does Perl and HTML.  Think it does tcl.  Not sure about lua - the
only thing I write in lua are WoW addons so I use Scite for that.


On Fri, Jun 27, 2008 at 11:34 AM, steve jenkin <sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au>

> What source code editors do people use that do syntax-highlighting?
> I need to be able to handle Borland Pascal (Delphi).
> Would like PERL and HTML as well and be able to write a 'lua' or 'tcl'
> syntax as well.
> Do I have to go to 'Eclipse'?
> Have never embraced (X)e-macs.
> Not averse to it if it is *the* way to go.
> And I haven't explored 'vim's ability in this area.
> I did once download a vim extension for something... Just can't remember
> things like I once could :-) I understand I may have to RTFM.
> Platform is Linux initially.
> If it works really well, OS/X too.
> And any recommendations for the Wonderful World of Windows would be
> appreciated - but not high priority just now...
> Thanks in Advance.
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