Jamis Buck wrote:

>>>Syntax is an experimental Ruby library for syntax highlighting source
>>>code. Currently, it supports Ruby, XML, and YAML. Other lexers must be
>>>implemented separately (patches would be appreciated!).
>>
>>If you can somehow integrate this with IRB you would be one of my 
>>personal superheros. Maybe more. :)
> 
> Wow. That would be very, very cool. Are you envisioning this
> highlighting the code as you type? I wish I were more familiar with
> IRB's innards, because that would be really, really cool. :)

Yup, but I fear this would require some advanced curses trickery to work 
properly. I guess highlighting after you have typed a complete line 
could work without that, even if it would be slightly less cool.