Imminent Vim 7.1 release, can we make it?

Doug Kearns dougkearns at gmail.com
Sun May 6 21:42:00 EDT 2007


On 5/7/07, Tim Pope <vim-ruby-devel at tpope.info> wrote:
> Hi all.
>
> The first beta of Vim 7.1 is out, and apparently Bram intends on doing
> the release in the next few days.

Bram and his two day betas, eh? ;-)

> Doug, any chance of us doing a
> release in the next 24 hours or so, in time to make it into the next
> Vim release?  I'm going to start working on the NEWS file now.  Let me
> know if you need any additional help; I'd really like to get the new
> eRuby stuff into 7.1.  If/when you email Bram, don't forget to let him
> know to add *.erb to the ftdetect script.

That should be fine. Have you been running from CVS since the last release?

> Let me take this moment to justify a couple of recent changes I made.
> The ruby ftplugin now sports 8 new maps: [[, ]], [], ][, [m, ]m, [M,
> and ]M.  The first 4 bounce around class and module declarations, and
> the second four around method declarations.  My rationale for their
> inclusion is that they cover up sequences that are quite worthless in
> Ruby with mappings that mirror their original intent.  This is not
> unprecedented:  Bram himself does it in ftplugin/vim.vim.  I'm
> generally against mappings in ftplugins but I think these are both
> helpful and benign.
>
> If anyone disagrees, by all means strip them out until we can discuss
> them more.  I don't want them to hold up the release.

Sounds good - I have no objections.  Gavin?

Regards,
Doug


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