- Oct 8, 2010Carlo Teubner wrote:
> On 4 Oct, 14:34, Ben Fritz <fritzophre...@...> wrote:Thanks, the pages look good now, the links at the top are very useful.
> > On Oct 3, 12:06 pm, Carlo <carlo.teub...@...> wrote:
> > > Sorry, I sent that off too early. To elaborate:
> > > * It's built on Google App Engine
> > > * It regularly retrieves the latest doc files fromhttp://vim.googlecode.com/hg/runtime/doc/andprocesses them
> > > * The Google custom search it uses doesn't work, presumably since
> > > Google hasn't indexed the contents yet
> > > Please let me know any feedback. I'm going to hold off advertising its
> > > existence more widely (i.e. vim_use list) for now.
> > > Bram, let me know if you approve of this or would like any changes to
> > > it. Everyone else, hope you like it.
> > Compare the main page of vimhelp.appspot.com to the main page of
> > vimdoc.sourceforge.net/htmldoc/
> > I notice that on vimhelp.appspot.com, the CTRL-D, CTRL-T, CTRL-O, etc.
> > are all nicely colored, indicating that something is recognized as
> > special about them, but that is all. On sourceforge, these are all
> > links. Although the sourceforge docs are not colored, I find them more
> > useful in this specific case. Is this something that can be fixed?
> Fixed now for CTRL-sequences and some other miscellaneous cases.
> Although it's true that the way that vimdoc.sf.net links absolutely
> everything that is linkable has its advantages. Perhaps I will
> experiment later on with making more things links, without making them
> stand out too much from the other text.
> Regarding Bram's comment, I've also added some quick links to the top
> and bottom of each page.
> > You have a good idea of an automatic update mechanism, certainly. I
> > find that out-of-data help files online can be very annoying.
> Thanks. To respond to Bram's query on this: I've got an hourly cronjob
> that downloads http://vim.googlecode.com/hg/runtime/doc/ and all .txt
> files listed there. (It uses the HTTP "ETag" cacheing mechanism to
> minimise traffic, and to notice when files haven't changed.) It then
> generates the HTML-ified versions.
> By the way, the site search works now.
Search still doesn't work for me.
hundred-and-one symptoms of being an internet addict:
250. You've given up the search for the "perfect woman" and instead,
sit in front of the PC until you're just too tired to care.
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