[plt-scheme] New syntax colorer and parenthesis highlighter have arrived

From: Joe Marshall (jrm at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Nov 7 15:33:17 EST 2003

"Bradd W. Szonye" <bradd+plt at szonye.com> writes:

> Yes, I've had the same experience. My eyes tend to gloss over large
> chunks of black & white code. The actual colors don't seem to matter;
> what's important is that different things show up in different colors,
> and like things in like colors. (Different typefaces also work --
> anything to visually distinguish sections of code.) It's a subtle but
> important clue to my brain that helps me deal with complexity.

I think it offloads a bunch of the parsing to the visual cortex
(which is *really* good at the massively parallel spatial stuff) and 
reduces the load on the language parser in the brain.

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