[Bram@moolenaar.net: Re: Include 'as' keyword in python syntax file]

James Vega jamessan at jamessan.com
Tue Mar 28 18:47:49 UTC 2006

Bram's reply to the request for inclusion of 158_python.vim.diff.
Anyone want to take a crack at it?  :)

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Subject: Re: Include 'as' keyword in python syntax file
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 19:54:25 +0200
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James -

> Attached is a patch for the python syntax highlighting in Vim.  It has
> been applied in the Debian package of Vim.
> The patch adds of the 'as' keyword used when importing modules.
> Could you consider adding this the official release of python.vim so Bram
> can include it in the upcoming vim 7 release?

This is not quite right.  "as" is not a keyword as such.  It is only
recognized as part of an import statement.  See

I think the solution would be to make a region for the import statement
and  recognize "as" insdide it.  That's not simple and requires some

- Bram

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