80839RE: OT: Vi in a browser...
- Jun 1, 2007
> -----Original Message-----the
> From: Yongwei Wu [mailto:wuyongwei@...]
> Sent: 1. juni 2007 07:32
> To: vim@...
> Subject: Re: OT: Vi in a browser...
> On 31/05/07, A.J.Mechelynck <antoine.mechelynck@...> wrote:
> > Edward L. Fox wrote:
> > [...]
> > > A friend told me that he is developing a Firefox addon to emulate
> > > Vi/Vim behaviors in all text areas in Firefox, without launchingbehaviour
> > > external applications. I'm looking forward to it.
> > [...]
> > I don't think any "Vim extension" aiming at reproducing Vim's
> > without actually calling it, will be able to come near the result ofthe
> > gazillions of man-hours Bram (with a few others) has put and isstill
> > into it. Many browsers are able to interact with "any external
> > as true-blue Vim) these days, which also means that any bugfix or
> > to Vim gets reflected in the editing behaviour of the browser. Or
> > always write the text in Vim, then use the clipboard to paste it
> thePersonally, I don't agree with you. When editing short text items on web
> > browser, even with no special "external editor" function.
> Agreed. Maybe Edward should persuade his friend to use the OLE
> interface of Vim instead.
> Wu Yongwei
> URL: http://wyw.dcweb.cn/
pages, I feel that the overhead of copying/pasting back and forth from
vim is too much. I am currently using the "View Source With"-addon,
which is great, but I would actually prefer a limited vi-implementation
for use inside Firefox.
So, Edward, please post to this list if/when your friend has something
that we may try out :-)
Senior Solutions Engineer
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