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slightly OT - journal or project tracking app query
- Subject: slightly OT - journal or project tracking app query
- From: FreeBSD at keyslapper.org (Louis LeBlanc)
- Date: Mon Aug 30 12:01:27 2004
On 08/30/04 02:28 PM, Chuck Swiger sat at the `puter and typed:
> Louis LeBlanc wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > I'll have to check this out. Only thing is I'm not crazy about the
> > monolithic nature of emacs - I don't even have it installed. Vim
> > isn't nearly so huge (yet).
> Although I'd rather use Emacs for anything serious, I don't have it installed
> everywhere either: vi or ee do have size advantages, you're certainly right.
> However, the ChangeLog format is pretty simple, no reason you couldn't emulate
> it by hand. Entries look like:
> 2003-05-30 Charles Swiger <chuck_(_at_)_pkix_(_dot_)_net>
> * added Mersenne Twister RNG in place of srandom()
> * used cproto to convert old K&R C code to ANSI with prototypes,
> which fixed a program hang in the dust accretion process
> ...but emacs does a good job of autoindenting new entries for you, and
> wrapping the text, etc.
I believe vim does the same. I use it exclusively for C/C++, Perl,
HTML, etc. Autoindenting is included in pretty much all "full
featured" editors, isn't it?
Looking through the vim shared directory (/usr/local/share/vim/vim63/)
I found that there are CHANGELOG syntax and filetype defs. Perhaps
it's similar to the emacs mode.
I'm going to look through the filetype.txt file
(/usr/local/share/vim/vim63/doc/filetype.txt) to see what it supports
out of the box.
Louis LeBlanc FreeBSD_(_at_)_keyslapper_(_dot_)_org
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