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Some random ideas, what should be work on for Vim:

Drop dependency on external diff binaryEdit


  • faster diffupdate
  • no need to distribute diff.exe for Windows
  • no need for temp file writing and parsing

Try to port to a native C implementation.

Read details here

Improve Input Terminal handlingEdit

Make it possible to have terminal Vim understand more keys including Meta keys. Read long mailinglist thread here

Implement Smooth ScrollingEdit

Make it possible to scroll by screen lines instead of physical lines, which makes scrolling for really long lines unpleasant and hard to follow.

Integrate CodeCheckEdit


Vim GSoC 2011 Ideas

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