[asterisk-dev] Parsing in Asterisk

Steven Critchfield critch at basesys.com
Mon Mar 19 11:12:02 MST 2007

On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 18:57 +0100, Philipp Kempgen wrote:
> Leif Madsen wrote:
> > On Monday 19 March 2007 12:24:33 Philipp Kempgen wrote:
> >>>> I'd probably be only half as confused if my favorite text editor
> >>>> had syntax highlighting for Asterisk's .conf and .ael files.  :)
> >>> Maybe you should be using vim.
> >>> http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/vim+syntax+highlighting
> >> Thanks for the pointer. vim is ok but i prefer BB-Edit
> >> / TextWrangler on my Mac.
> >> But let's not start a religious war. :)
> > 
> > I use vim without syntax highlighting because I'm a masochist. It's just a 
> > matter of getting comfortable with how the dialplan works I guess. Although I 
> > have seen vim with syntax highlighting... it is niiiice.
> I dont' think I have ever seen syntax hl in vim. And I'm not
> going to use it anyway ... It's a pity there is no good open
> source text editor on the Mac. 

Hmm, vim works on the Mac. But I guess you are wanting your pretty
widgetry that the Mac GUI gives you. 

Just a quick pointer, if you didn't get syntax highlighting up when you
started vim, :syntax on, or shorter, :syn on starts it up.
Steven Critchfield <critch at basesys.com>

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