Simon Strandgaard wrote:

> have you considered writing the entire editor in ruby and
> then use ruby qt.. so you don't use any c++?
>
> Ruby is good at string manipulation, so its possible
> to do the entire syntax coloring in ruby. I think
> this task is pretty big in c++.

:) Syntax coloring could be implemented as a ruby plugin.
And all these advanced concepts I will try to delegate to libraries as
much as I can.