ANN: Pygments 0.7 "Faschingskrapfn" released

Georg Brandl g.brandl at
Wed Feb 14 22:18:48 CET 2007

I'm very pleased to announce the third public release of Pygments,
the generic Python syntax highlighter.

Download it from <>, or
look at the demonstration at <>.


The new features since 0.6 include:

    * New lexers for
      * OCaml
      * Dylan
      * Java Server Pages
      * Windows batch files
      * Trac Wiki markup
      * Python tracebacks
      * ReStructuredText
      * sources.list
      * Mako templates
      * and the Befunge esoteric programming language (yay!)
    * Token stream filters, which can e.g. highlight certain names or
      code tags.
    * An HTML formatter that is easily subclassable.
    * An option to control the command prefix for the LaTeX formatter.
    * A MoinMoin parser plugin to easily get Pygments highlighting in Moin.
    * ... and many little changes and fixes that are listed in the detailed


Pygments is a generic syntax highlighter for general use in all kinds of
software such as forum systems, wikis or other applications that need to
prettify source code. Highlights are:

    * a wide range of common languages and markup formats is supported
    * special attention is paid to details increasing quality by a fair amount
    * support for new languages and formats are added easily
    * a number of output formats is available, presently HTML, LaTeX, RTF
      and ANSI sequences
    * it is usable as a command-line tool and as a library
    * ... and it highlights even Brainf*ck!

The home page is at <>.

Read more in the FAQ list <> or look at the
documentation <>.

regards and happy Valentine's day,

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