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[REBOL] Re: quality rebol based editor (Was: Re: Style R flavour checker ;-))

From: greggirwin:mindspring at: 10-Jan-2002 19:53

Hi Ryan, << Maybe we can steal some ideas from each other. I am interested to see how you did that Gregg. >> I'm sure I'd be getting the better end of that bargain. :) I'll send you my little test project so you can see what I've done. Caveat Emptor. :) <<..I see the biggest speed gain by only handling color within the visible area. Who cares about what you cant see? ...>> Right. The VB editor, as an example, doesn't colorize the line you are currently editing. It colorizes, and reformats, it when you leave the line. I'm highly confident that they aren't keeping a rendered version of all the data lines you can't see. For large files that would be unmanagable. Illusion is the key. Perception is reality. --Gregg