preliminary rubycomplete documentation for review

Gavin Sinclair gsinclair at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 03:51:28 EDT 2006


On 4/21/06, Doug Kearns <dougkearns at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 08:35:34AM +1000, Gavin Sinclair wrote:
>
> > Perhaps if the ft-ruby-omni docs included a link to the website people
> > would know where to look for updates and updated information.
>
> Well they should know to look in the runtime file header. That's why
> it's there - same as any other runtime file.

Oh yeah...

Except some people might not know that there *is* a runtime file
header, especially as they're reading docs that just came with Vim.

> > Also, if it's embedded, people should know that compiling with +ruby
> > is a necessary but not sufficient condition for omni completion: it
> > must be enabled in the .vimrc or (better) an ftplugin file.  Another
> > reason to link to vim-ruby.rubyforge.org.
>
> This is no different from all the other omni scripts - they all have the
> same requirements which are documented in the Vim help.

True.

> > I must confess I hadn't realised that the Ruby *syntax* docs were
> > embedded.  Since they are, let's ensure the omni ones are too.
>
> Hmmm, must be because the defaults are so spectacularly good.

I've never considered looking into my options :)

> > And what about a website link in the syntax docs, Doug?
>
> Well if we're going to go down this path perhaps we could also consider
> creating a file like:
>
> :help sql.txt

Huh??

Gavin



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