Font locking of some Unicode characters fails

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Mon Jul 18 18:27:59 BST 2011

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 09:33, Roel van Dijk <vandijk.roel at> wrote:
> Does the font locking code inspect a character's category?
> Perhaps it should use the general-category instead. Or maybe it's
> a (simple?) regex problem.

The font lock machinery in emacs relies on syntax tables, which I don't
think are fully populated from Unicode character tables.  See C-h f
modify-syntax-entry RET for details.

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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