Re: Changing perspective: turn MacVim into a plugin
- ?? He means that people should code this ability themselves (if they
want it) and then submit the patch to trunk themselves, not MacVim
actually becoming a patch. That 7.1.242 that you see when you open up
Vim represents the version and patch number.
On Feb 27, 4:19 pm, wishi...@... wrote:
> * Morel David (dmore...@...) wrote:
> > Le 23 févr. 08 à 12:50, björn a écrit :
> > > On 23/02/2008, Tim Allen <thrist...@...> wrote:
> > >> On Feb 23, 3:43 am, "björn" <bjorn.winck...@...> wrote:
> > >>> I might have misunderstood your suggestion, but my idea for plugins
> > >>> differs from yours in that it simply is "a way to add custom views
> > >>> to
> > >>> a MacVim window" (more or less). As such, it has nothing to do with
> > >>> Vim...it's just Cocoa (except for the fact that they'd be able to do
> > >>> nifty things like evaluate Vim expressions with [MMVimController
> > >>> evaluateVimExpression:] and modify the Vim state with
> > >>> [MMVimController
> > >>> addVimInput:]). I've said it before, but I really do not want to
> > >>> modify the Vim source at all, if possible.
> > >> So, kind of like adding a new scripting language to Vim, in parallel
> > >> with the Python/Perl/Tcl/etc. bindings?
> > >> As I think someone eles mentioned, if that scripting language were F-
> > >> Script, then people could make Cocoa calls and build their own
> > >> extra windows and everything without further support.
> > > I do not want to add support for another scripting language. Call me
> > > stubborn, but all I want is loadable bundles (as in NSBundle) written
> > > in Objective-C. That would be extremely powerful and would require
> > > the least amount of work for me. I really want to avoid having to
> > > learn a new scripting language (sorry for sounding like a broken
> > > record).
> > You could also say "Send me the patches". People usually shut the fuck
> > up when you do ;-)
> > D.Morel
> ;) turning MacVim into a patch... NO! Please!
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