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Re: Changing perspective: turn MacVim into a plugin

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  • travis
    ?? 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
    Message 1 of 16 , Feb 27 1:56 PM
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      ?? 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:
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      > > Le 23 févr. 08 à 12:50, björn a écrit :
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      > > > On 23/02/2008, Tim Allen <thrist...@...> wrote:
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      > > >> 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[1], 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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