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Linux.com: First Look at Vim 7

“The final release of Vim 7 is just around the corner, and it
brings a number of new features to the venerable editor, including
spell checking, omni completion for several programming and markup
languages, tab pages, undo branches, and several other features
that are worth upgrading for.

“To test Vim, I compiled the 7.0f beta release on Ubuntu Breezy
and used it for my day-to-day work for several days. I had been
using Vim 6.3, so moving to Vim 7.0 wasn’t too drastic. I was
relieved to find that I didn’t run into any show-stopper bugs or
instability while I was working with Vim. It hasn’t eaten any
files, and none of the new features exhibit major bugs…”

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