preliminary rubycomplete documentation for review

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at gmail.com
Thu Apr 20 18:39:29 EDT 2006


On 4/21/06, Doug Kearns <dougkearns at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > So this is user documentation, not to be inserted into insert.txt like
> > Mark distributed to us?  It's the user's responsibility to generate it
> > after installation?
>
> Well it's possibly both now. I used to have the syntax documentation in
> syntax/doc/ruby.txt but since we're also adding some for omni completion
> I thought it might be a good idea to make them more obviously accessible
> to the user. I've sent the contents of ft-ruby-omni.txt to Bram and he's
> already added it to insert.txt.

As per my ranting in the other email: I agree, the accessability is a
good thing, outweighing other concerns.

Is it too late to get a website link in there?

> If you think it's confusing there's no need to package up the doc
> directory for release. It just seems like a good idea to have it in the
> repository too - for when we're all long gone...bus or no bus. ;-)

Agree to that too.  The FAQ or something should explain the situation.

> > Rails uses a lot of symbols, to be sure, but once you've typed it once
> > anywhere in any buffer, symbol completion is only a CTRL-P away :)
>
> Sure but how many times are you going to call something like url_for in
> a simple controller and with the same 'options'?

Lots of times :)

Gavin



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