74256RE: improving Vim - Kickstarter - brainstorming - goals - who wants to join?
- Nov 26, 2013
> From: vim_dev@... On Behalf Of Michael Jarvis....
> On Monday, November 25, 2013 7:26:42 AM UTC-6, MarcWeber wrote:
> > I've been complaining about Vim related issues for a long time,
> > I think its time to stop complaining and just fix it.
> > The idea is to create a kickstarter project to funding all work.Sounds naïve.
> > IMHO Vim is worth keeping alive, and that means we must find a way
> > to move Vim into the future.
> > If this requires writing a new language, because C lacks abstracktions,
> > and C++ is complex, then that's the task to be done IMHO.
Does the idea have something brilliant in it that makes it different from
a dozen of already failed projects in this list -
>I add that it would be *yet another* fork, without a chance to reach code stability even, IMO.
> Personally I think that rewriting in a new language would mean that it's not
> Vim any more. If you want to create a Vim-like IDE, written in another
> language, with more functionality, then it would be a new product. Maybe
> call it Vim++, or SuperVim, or something similar, but it should be a fork of
> Vim and not a total rewrite of the current editor.
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