17072matchit.vim et cetera
- Dec 31, 2000Hello, Vim Dev!
I have a few questions and comments about vim 6.0, so I have
subscribed to vim-dev. I plan to unsubscribe soon because I expect this
list to tempt me to spend even more time on vim.
1. matchit.vim: There is now a version for vim 6.0. You can get it from
my vim page:
Already, <count>% works from Visual mode (giving the default behavior).
Next, I plan to use search() to eliminate nasty error messages. I will
post frequent updates on the web, but I will not bother the list with
every little change. I am also planning to write the docs in vim help
2. request: it would be convenient if search() had a flag giving the
default (forward) behavior, as in
:call search("foo", "f")
In fact, I would prefer "?" and "/" instead of "b" and "f".
3. compilation woes: The README files say that there is a vim*.zip file
containing the sources for dos-like systems. I could not find this for
vim 6.0q; are these distributions only made for use releases? Using MS
VC++ 6.0, I could not compile from the command line (probably because
include files were not in my path) so I tried the GUI compiler interface.
According to the docs, this should compile gvim by default, but I got the
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