[clangd-dev] RFC: Semantic highlighting

Nathan Ridge via clangd-dev clangd-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Mar 4 09:25:49 PST 2019

>> Just FYI - due to change of plans we decided to postpone this :(
>> The main reason is that we want to have an editor against which
>> we can test the feature first.
> FWIW, Eclipse CDT supports semantic highlighting, and it's hooked up in the LSP 
> configuration to work with with cquery's $cquery/publishSemanticHighlighting 
> message.
> It should be straightforward to adapt the implementation to work with a slightly 
> different protocol, such as the one proposed for clangd.  [...]

Actually, since writing this, I realized that Theia [1] has had an implementation [2] of the semantic highlighting protocol proposed for LSP.

Does that address your need for an editor against which to test the feature?


[1] https://www.theia-ide.org/
[2] https://github.com/theia-ide/theia/issues/1845

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