RE: Vim 6 goodies list?
- The most powerful new feature is of course the new Windows 3.1 port.
please don't hit me.
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- Neil Bird wrote:
> Is there, or will there be, a decent summary of vim 6 goodies [fromSee http://www.vim.org/docnew/version6.txt
> booth normal & power user perspectives]? (if there isn't, don't waste any
> time typing one in just for a reply to this!)
> I've had way too much work to do to be able to keep up in the way I'd
> want, but I've seen hints of some rather nice ideas - there's the obvious
> horiz-split stuff, but there's been talk of plugins & the like.
> How stable /is/ 6 ATM?Reasonably. But I'm changing it all the time, thus recently changed code
might contain problems...
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- From: Bram@... [mailto:Bram@...]
> > How stable /is/ 6 ATM?You ought to be aware that Bram's definition of "reasonably stable" equates
> Reasonably. But I'm changing it all the time, thus recently changed code
> might contain problems...
to a more stable state than many people's idea of "ready for release" :-)
I have always used the latest available versions of Vim - I'm currently
running 6.0n, and I have never encountered any real problems. In particular,
Vim has NEVER lost data on me.
Rock-solid stability is one of the features of Vim which is very rarely
advertised, but is incredibly valuable. Thanks, Bram.