When posting a code snippet on StackOverflow, there is a kind of syntax highlight which is cool. But, for some longer code snippets, wouldn't be way cool to have a kind of source x-ref (in the spirit of the report maven surefire produces) allowing one to have specific highlights in source code for element under cursor.
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It's generally discouraged to be posting long code snippets. Certainly code snippets long enough to make use of such a feature. I do like the idea, but the effort/return ratio just isn't there for use on SO.
You can always manually hack in something to get the point across. I.e., see (1) in my code below: