[MonoDevelop] Minor change from a newbie: C#3 syntax highlighting

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Sat Jul 11 21:38:08 EDT 2009

On Sat, Jul 11, 2009 at 7:48 PM, Paul Sleigh<bat at flurf.net> wrote:
> G'day - I'm new here, having just gotten help from some splendid people
> on #mono and #monodevelop to get my Mono and MD going on my Kubuntu 8.04
> system.  First thing I noticed was that C#'s syntax highlighting is
> missing a few valid keywords, so I found the appropriate syntax
> highlighting file and made a change, and I've got a diff here.
> The changed file is
> <main/src/core/Mono.Texteditor/SyntaxModes/CSharpSyntaxMode.xml>.  I'm
> not sure if it's possible to attach diffs on this mailing list (it's not
> on most Mailman lists, but of course most of them aren't for open source
> development) so I'll hang on to the svn diff patch file and someone can
> volunteer to accept it by mail if they like.
> I realise the keywords are specific to C#3, which is not the default in
> MD (why is that?) so maybe a decision has already been made not to
> include them until some kind of version-specific highlighting system is
> developed.  But if that's not the case, I'm happy to help...

Could you attach the patch to a bug filed against the text editor?
Please prefix the title with [PATCH].

That way will make sure that we keep track of it, and that it gets
reviewed by Mike Krueger, who maintains the text editor and C#


Michael Hutchinson

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