Python support in Vim [was: Re: Hello, and allout-vim 031229]
- François Pinard wrote:
> [Bram Moolenaar]Vim comands are interpreted. There is no intermediate code. Some kind
> > I do enjoy using Python. I am thinking of a way to intwine Python in
> > Vim script better. It should help providing more data types without
> > inventing it all.
> How does Vim script works? Do you compile it to intermediate code,
> or perform full analysis at run time even when looping? In the later
> case, it is not unlikely that Python be faster than Vim script. When in
> Python, I use `vim.command()' or `vim.eval()', I cannot escape thinking
> that compilation (or at least scanning) occurs every time.
of pre-compilation could speed up loops and scripts that are used more
than once. That would be quite a lot of work to implement though.
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