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

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue May 12 17:20:42 EDT 2009

Aaron Griffin wrote:
> 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.
> http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2613
> http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=2444

Thanks.  I also found http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=642 from 
a link on one of the pages you pointed me to above.


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