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Re: [ide-dev] Multiple languages on Eclipse/TextMate bundles support (i.e.: Open sourcing LiClipse editor component)

Hi Fabio,

That is great news for the community.

The Eclipse Platform 4.7 Roadmap
(https://wiki.eclipse.org/Platform_UI/Plan/4.7 and
https://dev.eclipse.org/mhonarc/lists/platform-ui-dev/msg07088.html)
has this feature set as something they would like to do. Specifically
see http://eclip.se/486961 for the request about TextMate support.

Jonah
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Jonah Graham
Kichwa Coders Ltd.
www.kichwacoders.com


On 20 May 2016 at 12:46, Fabio Zadrozny <fabiofz@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi All,
>
> I think it'd be nice letting people in the list know that I've open sourced
> the bits on LiClipse related to supporting multiple languages/TextMate
> bundles in a single editor (it's called LiClipseText).
>
> So, although the commercial LiClipse still exists, the open source editor
> component is what supports TextMate/Sublime Text bundles (although there are
> more benefits if its own language specification is used as it's better able
> to use the partitioning/scanning concepts of Eclipse -- the TextMate format
> is nice because there are many available syntaxes out there, but it targets
> flexibility more than it targets performance).
>
> Just thought I'd share, as I think it makes creating editor based on Eclipse
> a much improved experience (especially on the highlighting front, as it's
> possible to create the grammar and experiment with it on the fly, while the
> partitioning view can provide insight on how things are being partitioned)
> -- and now, being EPL, the barriers for others to use it should be much
> lower ;)
>
> For those interested, it's homepage is: www.liclipse.com/text
>
> Best Regards,
>
> Fabio
>
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