wordpress update time & syntax coloring

So I’ve just spent a couple hours updating wordpress to 2.8.4 (it’s been a long time since I’ve done an upgrade) and I’m trying to pick from the myriad syntax coloring plugins.  I tried using SyntaxHighlighter Plus which has nicer configuration options. But it doesn’t look as good as wp-syntax

Note that to get the SyntaxHighlighter Plus configuration options to work on my php4 box (I was seeing this error: Call to undefined function: scandir()) I had to replace this call:

$themes = scandir(ABSPATH . PLUGINDIR . '/syntaxhighlighter-plus/syntaxhighlighter/styles/');

with this:

$dir = ABSPATH . PLUGINDIR . '/syntaxhighlighter-plus/syntaxhighlighter/styles/';
$dh = opendir($dir);
 while (false !== ($filename = readdir($dh))) {
$themes[] = $filename;

I actually like the way SyntaxHighlighter Plus works better than wp-syntax in that it uses a custom tag [sourcecode] rather than using <pre> which means that it handles embedded angle braces better. But I just think that it looks much worse than wp-syntax!

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