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Re: RFC: color diagnostics markers
- From: Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr at integrable-solutions dot net>
- To: Jakub Jelinek <jakub at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Manuel López-Ibáñez <lopezibanez at gmail dot com>, "Joseph S. Myers" <joseph at codesourcery dot com>, Gcc Patch List <gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org>
- Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2013 10:20:18 -0500
- Subject: Re: RFC: color diagnostics markers
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On Thu, Apr 11, 2013 at 12:55 AM, Jakub Jelinek <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 10, 2013 at 09:04:06PM -0500, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
>> We might be saying the same thing using different languages.
>> I was the %r/%R markers are ways of implementing the IL language
>> I suggested in that message. So, as such I do not object to it.
>> Having an explicit call makes the FE makes a "colorful" formatting
>> decision way too early -- a FE shouldn't be concerned about color matters.
>> That decision should be left to the device doing the formatting. Separation
>> of concerns here isn't just taste; it is good engineering practice.
> But the decision is left to the device doing the formatting.
> The %r/%R only says, this text in between is of this kind (locus, quote
> (well, that is automatically done by the patch also for %</%> and %qs etc.),
> etc.), and we either color that using GCC_COLORS (or default) defined color
> if requested through command line option and terminal supports it, or we
We are in violent agreement. I was explaining my take on %r/%R to Manuel.