Re: Porting vim
- Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> Matt Spong wrote:
> > I am interesting in doing a "real" port of vim to OS X, as a true Cocoa
> > application instead of the current (unsatisfactory) Carbon port. Are
> > there any resources with information on vim's internals or information
> > on porting to a new GUI platform, or should I just dive straight into
> > the code and look around?
> The file src/README.txt should be helpful. And look into the other GUI
> ports for examples. If you don't think integrating with gui_mac.c is a
> good idea, you should probably copy one of the "gui_*.c" files and start
> changing it.
If you want to work on a Cocoa port, please also subscribe to
mailto:vim-mac-subscribe@... . Some others have already expressed
an interest in a Cocoa version, although I have not heard of any
progress. Maybe it only needs someone to get the ball rolling.
Was there ever a gvim for NeXT? That might be a better place to