Lumen - KTextEditor/Kate/KDevelop Autocompletion Plugin

David d at
Tue Aug 20 03:52:22 PDT 2013

Am 20.08.2013 12:13, schrieb David:
> Am 20.08.2013 11:59, schrieb David:
>>> Is it viable, in longer-term future, to have features similar to what
>>> KDevelop
>>> can do for C++? (semantic highlighting, esp. the color variation based
>>> on similarity of variable names, automatic creation of a stub of a
>>> nonexistent function based on a function call, etc.).
>> I don't think the semantic highlighting is possible. Creating a stub
>> based on a function call, would be possible if the completion server
>> would share this information with the plugin.
> I am currently looking into "semantic highlighting" according to some
> KDevelop guys that isn't that big of a deal. I hope I don't need to
> implement a D parser for that...

Ok ... turns out, quote:

"but be aware that if the completion thing you did was a
one-week-project, this is at least a five-month-project"

I might still look into it and use Dscanner instead of implementing my
own parser, lexer n' stuff (C-API).

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