[fpc-pascal] Pascal Language Server

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 29 11:03:45 CEST 2020

On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal wrote:

>> On Apr 29, 2020, at 3:37 PM, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> if the Lazarus team can implement a LSP plugin for the editor, then we'd have instant language support
>> for a whole bunch of languages. That would be awesome...
> but language servers don't do any syntax styling so they're only half the
> solution.  I was also disappointed to learn they don't allow arbitrary
> commands that apply text ranges to the editor.  That would mean a unified
> interface for the countless scripts people write for editors like Sublime
> Text.  Worst is the "Class Completion" feature in CodeTools can't be
> implemented in editors unless Microsoft extends the protocol.

So much for the 'One editor to rule them all' advocates :-)


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