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Re: Re: Vim-6.1.358 Arabic patch
- To: Nadim Shaikli <shaikli at yahoo dot com>
- Subject: Re: Re: Vim-6.1.358 Arabic patch
- From: digitect at mindspring dot com
- Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 15:32:38 -0500 (GMT)
- Cc: antoine dot mechelynck at belgacom dot net, developer at arabeyes dot org
Nadim, just passing my exchange with Bram on your patch along (below).
My take is that Arabic support is relatively important to him, but so
are a bunch of other things.
I think we're much farther along than when we started. The patch has
gotten a lot more exposure and we've managed to work out a few kinks.
If you don't mind continuing to sync I promise to stick with you and
keep including it in my packages until it finally gets picked up. At
least on Windows, our project will always have an updated Vim
installer so one platform's users can have Arabic.
I'll roll another one with 1.14 tonight, thanks for your effort!
From: Bram Moolenaar, Wed, 26 Feb 2003 21:00:53 +0100
> Steve -
> > Just curious if you've been following the Vim patch for Arabic support
> > lately. The current, just updated, is here:
> > http://cvs.arabeyes.org/cvsweb/projects/external/vim/arabic_shape.patch
> > I'd appreciate if you could offer me any suggestions that might help
> > you merge it into your official tree: grunt work, refinements, more
> > testing, major overhaul. Any comments you could offer would help, even
> > if you thought it wasn't going to work or just needed more time.
> I have been reading the announcements, but I have not had time to
> actually look at the code or try it out. It's one of the big items in
> the todo list. I don't know when I get to it.
> - Bram
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