On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 16:47 +0100, Till Maas wrote: > On Tue January 15 2008, Rui Miguel Silva Seabra wrote: > > > vim is far more pratical on an terminal emulator than gvim, even on a > > system with X11/gtk. > > The gvim binary runs without any problems in an terminal emulator or a > terminal when it is run with the name vim. Or do you know anything that > breaks then? With longer startup time, and strange errors, and just because I ssh into a system with X11 forwarding enabled, so that it is available when I want it, doesn't mean I want vim to use it *now*. gvim startup over ssh is rather irritatingly slow, I use it when I know I'm going to have it open for a while, and if I want multiple windows open. And similarly, just because my screen session is pointing to the local X display, doesn't mean I haven't sshed into the screen session from another machine and want it to open on the local X display that I am not sitting in front of...
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