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Re: detect shell script language

Jörg-Volker Peetz wrote:
>> I need to detect the language of the script in order to highlight it
>> accordingly (GNU source-highlight
>> http://www.gnu.org/software/src-highlite)
> See Emacs manual "How Major Modes are Chosen". It says
>    You can specify which major mode should be used for editing a certain
> file by a special sort of text in the first nonblank line of the file.
> The mode name should appear in this line both preceded and followed by
> `-*-'.  Other text may appear on the line as well.  For example,
>      ;-*-Lisp-*-

Except that this is totally Emacs-specific and to the best of my knowledge
nobody outside of Emacs world doesn't use it.


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