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Re: Yzis still alive? (Re: Vim 7 snapshot 163)

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    ... The KDE GUI version that uses the Qt library was removed, yes. ... Depending on the environment Vim would hang on startup, not show any text and have
    Message 1 of 12 , Dec 8, 2005
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      Aschwin Marsman wrote:

      > > > I looked at the mailing list archives, newest developer message
      > > > is from september, newest user message is from august. Is the
      > > > Yzis project still alive?
      > >
      > > Most projects have a quick start and then run into the bulky/difficult
      > > work, which is when progress slows down a lot. I think that's what is
      > > happening. Whether they get going again remains to be seen...
      >
      > But doesn't this leave kde users with a bad choice?
      >
      > All Qt/KDE related vim options seam to have vanished.

      The KDE GUI version that uses the Qt library was removed, yes.

      > How bad was the KDE/Qt support in vim7?

      Depending on the environment Vim would hang on startup, not show
      any text and have resizing problems.

      > Is it fixable?

      Of course it's fixable. The GTK version works just fine under KDE. But
      if nobody does the work and there is no hope for someone doing it then I
      give up.

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      Bram Moolenaar

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