[Python-Dev] Re: Adding Optik to the standard library

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Mon, 3 Jun 2002 21:35:32 -0400

>>>>> "GW" == Greg Ward <gward@python.net> writes:

    GW> Neither one worked for me (XEmacs 21.4.6).

Well of course (wink) you also have to (require 'fast-lock).

    | You're *never*
    | going to believe what did work:
    |   load a font-locked file
    |   go to Options menu
    |   go to "Syntax Highlighting"
    |   select "Lazy lock"
    |   back to Options menu
    |   select "Save Options ..."
    |   restart XEmacs

Oh, but I do believe it.

    GW> XEmacs seems to have added this bit of gibberish, err sorry
    GW> line of Lisp code, to my ~/.xemacs/custom.el:

    GW> '(lazy-lock-mode t nil (lazy-lock))

Pshhh.  D'oh.  Obvious.

    GW> The wonderful thing about (X)Emacs is that there are so very
    GW> many ways for it not to do what you want it to do, and every
    GW> one of those ways just might work in some version of (X)Emacs
    GW> somewhere...

how-many-more-would-you-like?-ly y'rs,