46504RE: VIM doesn't need new features?!?!
- Apr 15 7:56 PMPeter Michaux wrote on April 15, 2007
> I like VIM. I want to use VIM as my everyday editor. I evenIf the user has a certain concept of a "project" vim gives him
> spent a frustrating week trying to determine if VIM could
> replace Textmate as my main editor. VIM is very good for
> working with a single file but the concept of a project is not
> really there.
many ways to implement that concept. But it is up to him to work
at defining the concept and using some language (vimL, perl or
python) to implement it.
> I looked at plugins, talked with people in #vim about pluginsA few others have implemented their idea of a "project" and
> and how to extend VIM.
offered their work to others as plugins at vim.org.
> I figured it would probably take a year of spare time for me toToo bad that none of their idea of a "project" matches yours!
> learn how and then write the plugin
> to do what Textmate can do with respect to projects right whenThe preceding shows you have trouble reading -- that page has a
> it is installed: a project drawer, project tabs, multiple open
> projects, project-wide search and selective replace. And now I
> see that VIM doesn't need more features...
link to a "voting page", which page lists certain core features
that could be added to vim. If your investigation into plugins
was as casual as your reading of the above link, then your efforts
at finding and evaluating existing plugins in relation to your
notion of a project are likely to have been botched!
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