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Re: switching to vim-tiny for standard vi?

On Tue, Dec 20, 2005 at 12:19:16AM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:

> Well, I get to use other people's systems now and then, and I'm always having
> to ask people to install vim.  If vim is the default, and configured to act
> like vi by default, then people who like old vi get it, and people who like
> new vim can change it with just .vimrc.  A rare opportunity--everybody wins. :)

Not everyone. I personally like the advanced features like syntax
highlighting, and that definitely will not be part of base (because
vim-runtime is huge). And if I still have to install vim-runtime by hand
then I can install the vim binary package as well.


     MTA SZTAKI Computer and Automation Research Institute
                Hungarian Academy of Sciences

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