Re: New snapshot (r38) of MacVim
> > Of course, if many people object to this kind of behaviour in MacVim
> > then I could change it. But I would need a good reason to do so.
> > Saying that "Carbon Vim" behaves in this way is not enough of an
> > argument to me. I do appreciate the input though! :)
> I understand. It isn't just a "Carbon Vim" thing though or maybe I am
> crazy. When I have "vim" open :q closes vim when there are no other
> buffers open. On Windows and HP/UX when I use GVim and I :q when there
> are no other buffers open GVim exits entirely. It is only the MacVim
> that behaves differently. I am not saying that is good or bad. I just
> wanted to make sure that it was the intended behavior since it is a
> "snapshot" and you would have liked feedback on it. : )
> Thanks for the answer and for the build. I do like it.
> This is kind of funny...just after having written that long rant I sat
> down and did some work on MacVim only to realise the menus behave very
> oddly if there are no Vim windows open. The best short-term solution
> was to...here it comes...make MacVim quit automatically when the last
> window closes. :)
> So lets see if anybody has any objections as to why MacVim _shouldn't_
> quit when the last window closes. Like Robert says, the good side to
> this solution is that this is more familiar to Vim users from other
> platforms; the bad side is that it is not standard Apple behaviour.
> Which one do people think is the lesser evil here?
You probably know my answer. : )
I think it should work like Vim does on other platforms. That is the
great thing about it. While there are some nuances, by and large I get
the same behavior on Linux, Windows and OSX. That is the plus for me.
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