[LFS Trac] #1793: Vim 7.0

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 12 15:44:33 PDT 2006


Archaic wrote these words on 05/12/06 17:35 CST:
> On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 03:30:47PM -0700, Dan Nicholson wrote:
>> I understand.  What I meant was making a decision just prior to the
>> testing branch being made.
> 
> If it is in and the instructions are good, then it stays, IMO. This
> version of vim is quite a bit different, though, so the old commands
> won't work. BLFS will also have their hands full with it, too.

I also am for keeping Vim-6 in for this release. Someone earlier said
"it's just a text editor". Right, so lets put one in that is tried and
true and won't cause complications (no matter how minor) down the line.

What does 7.0 get us? Will it allow me to type faster, or better, or
allow me to see text better (syntax highlighting)? Granted, spell
checking could be handy.

-- 
Randy

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