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Wesley Smith writes:
> On Feb 18, 2008 8:30 PM, Thomas Harning wrote:
> > One suggestion:  Avoid extra work on the backend for lexing and move it
> > to user-side w/ chili [1]
> Would it really be that much work?

I would have normally recommend server-siding this for robustness.  The comment
"Trying to highlight 10kb worth of text will result in JavaScript being aborted
because of long execution time" in doesn't inspire much
confidence in the client-side approach, though I could be proven wrong.

> Why couldn't the lexing be done when an edit is submitted?

Or, equivalently, caching, but in any case the server-side approach is do-able.