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Re: Votes: Some questions

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  • Tony Mechelynck
    ... From: Bram Moolenaar To: Stefan Karlsson Cc: Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 11:53 AM
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Bram Moolenaar" <Bram@...>
      To: "Stefan Karlsson" <stefan.74@...>
      Cc: <vim-dev@...>
      Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2005 11:53 AM
      Subject: Re: Votes: Some questions


      >
      > Stefan Karlsson wrote:
      [...]
      >> 2. There's one item on the voting list called "add integration with
      >> Python instead of inventing more Vim script". In case you implement
      >> this, would you still maintain compability with the old scripts?
      [...]
      >> 3. In case you implement this particular item, would the user then have
      >> to install a separate Python "engine" (Probably a stupid question but I
      >> don't know much about Python)?
      >
      > The Python interface does require Python to be present. There doesn't
      > appear to be version-specific issues. There was some issue with
      > threading but it appears to be solved now.
      [...]

      One issue that could be regarded as, well, maybe not "version-specific" but
      "version-related", is that when used centrally-compiled versions of Vim (for
      instance mine, haha), any interpreted language (i.e., Python, but also Perl,
      Ruby, TCL, and, for version 7, MzScheme) must, to be usable, be installed
      with the same version on the machine doing the compile and on the machine of
      every end-user wanting to use the language interface.


      Best regards,
      Tony.
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