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Add reserved keywords #137

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sadikovi commented Mar 13, 2018


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Description of the Change

This PR adds reserved keywords const and goto, so they are highlighted as standard keywords, e.g. try or catch, or instanceof. I assigned scope for them, because I could not figure out what existing scope they should belong to, since they are not used:).

Looks like this now:

Alternate Designs

None were considered, because it is fairly simple change.


Reserved keywords are now highlighted the same way as standard keywords.

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sadikovi commented Mar 13, 2018

@50Wliu Could you review this PR? Let me know if it should be added like this or we should add those keywords into one of the existing scopes. Thanks!


50Wliu approved these changes Mar 13, 2018

Awesome. I love the addition of reserved, so that themes can style that how they wish.


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sadikovi commented Mar 13, 2018

Thanks @50Wliu! Will merge.

@sadikovi sadikovi merged commit 9c7182e into atom:master Mar 13, 2018

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