[Rd] mime type for R scripts

From: Vaidotas Zemlys <mpiktas_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri 05 Nov 2004 - 05:10:55 EST


I use Gnome on my computer and sometimes I use its default text editor gedit. It uses gtksourceview library for syntax highlighting. I decided that it would be nice if gedit supported R syntax. So I created apropriate .lang file:

Gedit picks apropriate lang file according to file mimetype, so I created apropriate mime type for files with extension .R. I filed a bug report at freedesktop.org:

There Christophe Fergeau suggested that maybe R could take care of installing this mime type by itself. So my question would be could R do this?

Feel free to make any suggestions concerning mime type, or syntax highlighting file.

Vaidotas Zemlys

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