Developers in the Elixir community have been trying to get Syntax Highlighting support for the Elixir Language on Stack Overflow and other Stack Exchange websites since 2013:
We have gone through all the information on the topic we could find
- Got the PR for Elixir support merged in the official source (back in 2017)
But the latest build of Stackoverflow's
prettify.js still does not have Elixir support.
At first I thought it was because of the incorrect language name on
google-code-prettify, so I sent in a PR to rename it, but on rechecking the
PR['registerLangHandler'] statements in the build, I couldn't find anything for
I feel like we're missing something very obvious here. How do we get SO/SE to include a language in its
prettify.js builds when there already is support for the language in Google Code Prettify?