Bug#886285: vim-runtime: tex syntax highlighting fails to enter math mode within align environment

Francesco Poli invernomuto at paranoici.org
Wed Jan 31 22:33:30 UTC 2018

On Mon, 29 Jan 2018 21:12:01 -0500 James McCoy wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 29, 2018 at 07:33:40PM +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > So I am puzzled: upstream dropped support for extended syntax provided
> > by LaTeX packages (such as, for instance, amsmath), but, at the same
> > time, suggest users to write extensions and contribute them upstream!
> > 
> > Do you find this confusing?
> No.  There are lots of extensions to TeX, so he has decided to limit the
> scope of what he supports in the main syntax file.  He has also provided
> a mechanism for other people to add support for extensions.

Yes, but he also suggest those other people to contribute this enhanced
Hence, I am not completely sure I understand the strategy.

> As part of the package maintenance, neither are we going to develop the
> syntax files for extensions nor solicit others to do so.  Therefore I'm
> closing this.

I was not asking you to develop syntax files for extensions, or to
solicit others to do so.
I was just asking you to forward my feature request upstream.

Oh well, I filed a RFP bug report for vimtex: #888981.
I hope someone will step in and package it for inclusion in Debian...


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