140Vim 6.4 preparations
- Oct 3, 2005It looks like Vim 7 is still far from a release. There are quite a few
things to be worked on. And I'm going to Uganda for about a month, that
pushes it further forward.
Vim 6.3 was released over a year ago. There are patches, but many
people prefer installing Vim directly, with all the updated runtime
files. Therefore I'm planning a 6.4 release. This is just going to be
Vim 6.3 with all the patches included and the most recent runtime files.
If there is some bug that was fixed in Vim 7 but not put back into Vim
6.3, let me know and I'll see if the risk is small enough to do that
now. Stability is the main goal of this release, thus I will reject
anything that I am not confident about.
The most recent runtime files can be found here:
If you spot an outdated file there, please ask the maintainer to send me
Don't send requests for new features, I will ignore them.
It has been a long time since I made a release, I'm first going to make
Vim 6.4a beta. Mostly to verify the release building is OK.
Right now, until October 7: Maintainers send me updated runtime files
Weekend of October 8/9: Vim 6.4a beta
Less than a week later: Vim 6.4
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