[REBOL] Re: VIM/Was Re: using type? with switch
From: tim:johnsons-web at: 2-Oct-2001 21:02
On Tue, Oct 02, 2001 at 10:38:59PM -0500, Joel Neely wrote:
> Hi, Tim,
> Tim Johnson wrote:
> > <snip>
> > > Hmmm... Fascinating, in view of
> > >
> > > >> vi: 123
> > > == 123
> > Joel: could it be that you're using Vim? If so, I have a
> > rebol.vim that I've worked up to current.
> > If not: Please! Please! Don't be offended. :>)
> > > >> type? vi
> > > == integer!
> > > >> to-word type? vi
> > > ** Script Error: Expected one of: word! - not: datatype!
> > > ** Where: to-word
> > > ** Near: to word! :value
> Actually, the variable names I used earlier in the thread were
> VI (for Variable Integer), VS (for Variable String), and VB (for
> Variable Block). I just re-used the VI name out of context.
> That said, actually I do use vim. (I just got 6.0 on my laptop.)
> I decided years ago that a single multi-platform editor was A
> Good Idea. That pretty much narrowed the choices down to vi and
> emacs, and vi was more readily available on more of the platforms
> I use(d). Once I found vim, there was no looking back!
It's an acquired taste, but I sure like it! I do think I will need
to pick up Xemacs also to adapt to some multi-language issues with
perl programmer buddy....
> If you've got an up-to-date REBOL syntax file, I'd love to swipe
> a copy!
; I have kind of hacked it....
I've also hacked syntax.vim to get rid of the rex switch.
Syntax.vim needed to be modified anyway to accomodate cgi....
(it checked for "REBOL" on the first line)
> As for my being offended, I'm just glad you decided to look for
> hidden meanings in the name VI instead of the name VB! The
> possibities in that one are truly horrifying!
Yikes! I won't touch that one!
> ; Joel Neely [joel--neely--fedex--com] 901-263-4460 38017/HKA/9677
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> ] 2 [prin string] print ""
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