Is a 'bugfix' version of jed's editor config file available anywhere?

David Fisher fishboy at
Thu Jun 10 04:59:10 CEST 2004

Kenneth McDonald <kenneth.m.mcdonald at> writes:

> I just started using the jed editor, and am really happy with it--
> like emacs, but much, much friendlier. However, my python mode
> file (the one that came with the 0.99.16 precompiled version of
> jed that I got) isn't handling string highlighting properly--
> it doesn't understand that '''This 'string' isn't really a string'''
> is a single triple quoted string, and instead treats the interior
> ' marks as string delimiters as well as (correctly) treating the 
> ''' as single string delimiters. I took a quick look in
> and it didn't look hard to fix, for someone familiar with slang's
> DFA implmentation and its RE syntax--which I'm not :-( ). So
> I thought I would try here first.
> Thanks for any suggestions,
> Ken
Just checked that string in emacs python-mode and it doesn't parse
right there either.  If you get fix, maybe fix emacs too :)


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