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This is probably not the most important thing, but since uservoice is closed, here's a feature request.

The syntax highlighter for code blocks really screws up on PostScript code, making it essentially less readable then unhighlited code (and that's pretty hard with Postcript). And, after all, PostScript is a programming language :-)

What do you think?

Edit: Looking closer, it would go a long way if the prettyfier would at least recognize the precent symbol as a comment starter.

On a side note: To the right of this input box it says

If your question is about this website, ask it on meta.stackoverflow.com instead.

This could lead to a mental infinite recursion.

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Well, the box used to refer to meta.meta.stackoverflow.com which is a much more nasty recursion :) –  Ian Elliott Jul 3 '09 at 15:12
@ChrisF: I had seen that question, but don't consider at a dupe. –  balpha Jul 3 '09 at 15:29
@Ian Elliott: No, that just leads to a name server error -- recursion stopped by exception :-) –  balpha Jul 3 '09 at 15:43
Can you post an example? The syntax highlighter messes up on several languages, but I haven't seen any mistakes that are particularly egregious. –  Kyle Cronin Jul 3 '09 at 16:30
@Kyle Cronin: See my answer here: stackoverflow.com/questions/1078770/… I know it's code golf, so it's rather pathological, but anyway... –  balpha Jul 3 '09 at 16:53
You'd need to tell the syntax highlighter what language you were in to really fix up the highlighting (hence meta.stackexchange.com/questions/981/syntax-highlighting-hints), otherwise you risk breaking another, more widely asked about language –  Rowland Shaw Jul 3 '09 at 19:30
Syntax highlighter misbehaves for most non-trivial languages. –  Brad Gilbert Jul 4 '09 at 0:47
@Ian: and if it did get to meta-SO, you'd eventually just reach a real SO when the URL got too long... –  SamB Nov 20 '10 at 23:33

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