Pygments 1.2 "Neujahr" released

Georg Brandl georg.brandl at
Fri Jan 1 20:28:43 CET 2010

I've just uploaded the Pygments 1.2 packages to CheeseShop. Pygments is a
generic syntax highlighter written in Python.

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

As always, many thanks go to Tim Hatch for writing or integrating many
of the bug fixes and new features in this release.  Of course, thanks
to all other contributors too!

Feature changelog:

- Dropped Python 2.3 compatibility.

- Lexers added:

  * Asymptote
  * Go
  * Gherkin (Cucumber)
  * CMake
  * OOC

- Added options for rendering LaTeX in source code comments in the
  LaTeX formatter (#461).

- Added `line_number_start` option to image formatter (#456).

- Added `hl_lines` and `hl_color` options to image formatter (#457).

- Added the Monokai style (#453).


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