53861Re: vimrc on windows
- Sep 29, 2004Hi Antoine
>>> On systems where soft links are possible (they are on Unix,Hmmm. On my Windows XP system, if I create links by means of the
>>> and I've heard they are possible on NTFS filesystems too but
>>> I'm not yet as deep versed as that into the "novelties" of
>>> NT-like systems)
>> Soft links are common files that ends up with .lnk. I can't
>> imagine that vim will interpret that as soft links.
> Explorer might interpret them as soft links. But I'm not sure
> w're talking about the same thing. .LNK shortcuts existed on my
> W98 system (on a FAT32 filesystem) but I've heard say that NTFS
> had a kind of soft links that FAT32 hasn't got. I'm not sure what
> it is, though.
"create shortcut" context menu entry, I get a LNK file.
But your right, theoretically there are other possibilities. But
they seam not be very practical to me:
> Try to change Bram's mind about where Vim files must go. I'mWhy should I? Bram's program work just fine in the way I use it --
> happy with the existing "vim philosophy" of storing them.
even if this was not the originally idea of the inventor ;-)
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