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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Extending xparse.el to parse argument specification

From: Mosè Giordano
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Extending xparse.el to parse argument specification
Date: Sat, 8 Oct 2016 15:15:59 +0200

Hi Arash,

I'm sorry for the very late replay, I finally found some time to look
to the patch.  I don't have major comments, looks but I warmly suggest
you to write some comprehensive tests so that we won't break anything
that is working.

Thank you!

2016-09-28 22:30 GMT+02:00 Mosè Giordano <address@hidden>:
> Hi Arash,
> 2016-09-22 12:30 GMT+02:00 Arash Esbati <address@hidden>:
>> Hi all,
>> I was thinking about how to extend xparse.el in order to parse argument
>> specs (which can be quite complicated) and now have a working setup --
>> diff and patched xparse.el are attached.
> Wow, this is a great news, parsing macros created with xparse has
> always been in my wishlist, but I've never found the time (or the
> boldness) to actually undertake the task!
>> Main work is done by
>> `LaTeX-xparse-macro-parse'.  I don't have much experience with this kind
>> of parsing within Emacs.  Question: Is this kind of implementation
>> robust enough or are there better ways to do the job?
> I couldn't look closely to the patch, but looking to your past
> contributions I'm confident you did a good job :-)
> My understanding is that \DeclareDocumentCommand syntax can be fairly
> wild, I'm not sure Emacs can always get it right.  I'll check out your
> contribution when I'll find some time (I hope in one or two weeks, I'm
> pretty busy lately), if your style file works in most common cases I
> think we can include it in AUCTeX.
> Bye,
> Mosè

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