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Subject: Re: EasyColour 1.0.0: Colour Schemes made Easy!
From: Ben Fritz <fritzophre...@gmail.com>
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On Feb 23, 9:28=A0am, "A. S. Budden" <abud...@gmail.com> wrote:
> The first public release of EasyColour is available from either of the
> following URLs:
> =A0 =A0http://www.cgtk.co.uk/vim-scripts/easycolour
> =A0 =A0http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=3D3950
> This plugin makes it really easy to create your own colour scheme for
> Vim. =A0You don't need to understand Vim script and you can base your
> colour scheme on an existing one if you like.
I have a few suggestions, although I doubt I'll use the plugin
(because I don't mind using the default method), but the idea of so
easily basing one scheme off another is intriguing (I suppose I could
probably do a :source or :runtime command...).
Something that bugs me about color schemes often is that important
things like DiffChange, ColorColumn, and more are just plain missing.
Maybe your plugin could warn if the user has nothing defined for one
of the common groups?
A related gripe is that similar items like Number and Constant are not
always defined, even if the author just wants to link them together.
Does the plugin handle linking groups? Or at least defining multiple
groups in one shot, like:
Finally, is the plugin able to export the colorscheme into the default
format (or at least something that will load without the plugin)? I
doubt many people would want to install a plugin just to get at a few