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I noticed that syntax highlighting isn't enabled for chat.meta.stackoverflow.com.

Here is a good example: http://chat.meta.stackoverflow.com/chats/message/5365

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This is by design for now -- we aren't doing syntax highlighting of code in chat.

However, we do support oneboxing of gists:

http://gist.github.com/509368

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    I'm not trying to be impolite, but I would really like to know the reason behind that decision. Is it because it's too JS-heavy for a chat, or something like that? – Ariane Jun 5 '13 at 2:10
  • 7 years 7 months later.. still wondering why have we been forsaken in chat – Maverik Feb 22 '18 at 15:11

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