[aur-general] An idea for vim scripts/plugins

Aaron Griffin aaronmgriffin at gmail.com
Tue May 12 15:55:10 EDT 2009

On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 2:29 PM, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>> Andrei Thorp wrote:
>>> Yeah, I guess it is more work for you :)
>> For me, in what role?  As a vim user on an Arch system, or as a maintainer
>> of packages for vim plugins?
>> For the 2nd I would of course not mind if other provide PKGBUILDs that
>> install plugins so that vim-scripts-mgr picks them up.
>>> Anyway, so what don't you like about Mr. Griffin's proposal?
>> His proposal is great, except that there is no running code :-)
>> I'd love to have vim go out and check for updates to plugins, similar to how
>> firefox/thunderbird does, or have a package manager for vim, that I as a
>> user can run to get updates or install new plugins.  However, AFAIK neither
>> exists at the moment, and I'm not the one to write either.
> Actually there was one somewhere. Vim scripts have standard headers
> that specify the versions and script name and the like. Someone made a
> script to parse that and update, but I can't find it anywhere.


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