Ricardo Signes wrote:
> > What is useful from here is a list of different Vim add-ons and who is
> > working on what. Here called "projects". Problem is that most of
> > this info is outdated.
> Can these be stored as scripts, even if they're more complex than just .vim
> scripts? Could we add a 'script type'to make that a better idea?
No, these can't be scripts. It's a list of "mister xxx is working on a
port to ABC". So that others can contact him and double work is
avoided. Also for big things that have their own web site, like Arabic
> > > * dist.html
> > > - a list of vim distribution mirrors
> > The file ftp://ftp.vim.org/pub/vim/MIRRORS contains the info most people
> > need. The detailed info in Sven's page quickly gets outdated (probably
> > already is, who would check this?). Anyway, the home ftp server is
> > quite fast (1 Gbit link to the european backbone). Only during a week
> > when Red Hat has a new release it's a bit crowded.
> How does that file get updated? Would it make sense to [eventually] allow
> people to automatically register mirrors with vimonline?
Considering the low number of changes there is no automatic system required.
> The file is a little ungainly. It might be easier to sort by location
> (either after or instead of by update frequency.)
> I think that [eventually] a vimonline list of mirrors would be great.
> Mirror admins could list their mirrors there, and users could rate
> their experiences with that mirror. (Too often late, etc.) For now,
> the MIRRORS file is clearly sufficient, and thankfully accurate.
There is no need to make this more complex. Someone should maintain a
list and generate a page for www.vim.org and the ftp site from that.
Perhaps I can convince Sec to do that, since he maintains the list of
> > > * news.html
> > > * announce/
> > > - vim news
> > >=20
> > > This is covered already by vimonline's news feature.
> > Although links to the announcements in the maillists could be useful.
> I'm not sure I know what you mean. Send out a link to the
> announcement via the mailing lists, or putting a link to the archived
> announcement message on the vimonline page? Both would be OK.
A list of links to the announcement message is useful, it often contains
info about the release, e.g., how stable it's supposed to be.
> > wish.html
> Sourceforge includes a feature request tracker.
Which I don't want to use, because you can post items as "Nobody".
Unfortunatly, I also can't find a way to disable it...
Latest survey shows that 3 out of 4 people make up 75% of the
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