ext/ names (was: re:[PATCH] HP/SGI extensions to...)

Paolo Carlini pcarlini@unitus.it
Fri Jan 4 12:26:00 GMT 2002


Nathan Myers wrote:

> It is contemptuous to suggest to people that they should go through
> a rigmarole to tell their editor the file type every time they open
> a file,

... by the way, speaking of "rigmaroles" and 'nedit', 'nedit' too, similarly to
'emacs', is able to /a/u/t/o/m/a/t/i/c/a/l/l/y enable C++ highlightning on the
basis of the *actual* content of the file. Sorry, if I did'nt point out this
before.

As I wrote this morning, I strongly suspect that *any* modern editor (under
windoze too, e.g., Textpad) is able to do so.

Cheers,
Paolo.




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