| Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 17:17:47 +0100
| From: Pádraig Brady <P at draigBrady.com>
| Justin Mason wrote:
| > Quite a few IDEs nowadays offer the option of quietly running
| > syntax checks "in the background", while you edit a document.
| > [ ... ] Does anyone know of a way to do this in VIM?
|[ ... ] I know of no background compilation support for vim,
| and anyway I would see it as a hindrance. Syntax highlighting
| is more than enough checking for me.
Apropos of nothing, I (usually) find syntax
highlighting a hindrance.
The vim(1) ‘:set showmatch’ feepture I have
learned to like. However, time cube colours,
poor contrast, the edge cases (problems), and
so on with syntax highlighting (and not just
in ‘vim’) have kept me off it.
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