I'm getting sick of the iG:Syntax Hiliter bug that causes it to lose its configuration every time I do anything in the Plugins section. I also hate its proprietary syntax tags ([php] or [html]) because if someday the plugin author stops maintaining it and a newer version of WordPress breaks the plugin, I'm screwed (unless I wade through the code to fix it myself).
Here is what my code looks like whenever the plugin options are reset:
And here is what I want it to look like:
It makes so much more sense to use a plugin like Snippet Highlight which uses <pre> tags with CSS classes. The code for the plugin is dead simple, so maintaining it should be easy. Speaking of maintaining it, there's a bug that causes Snippet Highlight to allow WordPress to parse HTML. I already notified the author, but if I have some free time this week I'm going to see if I can fix it.