Thu Feb 12, 2015 6:39 pm
The official highlighting configuration use a type list to distinguish types and other things, which doesn't look right to me.
So I try to write my own configuration and avoiding a list for known types while highlight types in a right way.
Then I bumped into Rust's function signature, which is not documented, but you can check similar things here.
So, function signatures can be something like
That said, argument name can be ignored like C.
Now I have no idea how to capture the type part of this declaration.
Normally you can use RegExpr and lookAhead altogether to handle it.
Here comes the hard part:
if you want to capture the
, there can be comments before that colon. Rust support nested comment like /* /* */ */, so you cannot do the same for Rust's grammar.
So is it likely that I can ignore the argument name correctly?
I'll try my best to clarify my question if any part of the post is not clear.