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6242Re: MacVim

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  • Adam Mercer
    Feb 9, 2008
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      On Feb 9, 2008 11:45 AM, Nico Weber <nicolasweber@...> wrote:

      > > why is MacVim a own project and not a patch to the original vim source
      > > tree?
      >
      > Because this way it's easier to maintain. When MacVim started, it was
      > distributed as a patch to vim (choose "Deprecated Files" on MacVim's
      > downloads page), but this was inconvenient to handle once more than
      > one person started working on the project.

      Also, due to the way the git repo is structured it is fairly trivial
      to create a patch against the mainline vim source if required.

      Cheers

      Adam

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