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Re: Using Merlin from Vim

On 4 Oct 2013, at 11:11, Richard Mortier <Richard.Mortier@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 

> On 4 Oct 2013, at 11:08, Anil Madhavapeddy wrote:
>> http://anil.recoil.org/2013/10/03/merlin-and-vim.html
>> I suspect we'll need some more .merlin files in the various repos, so I'll 
>> add those as I go along.  Has anyone else been using Merlin (e.g. on Emacs?)
> i've been trying (not that i've managed to actually look at code much in the 
> last couple of weeks :/
> found it a little flaky tbh - the indentation and type inference features 
> (probably what i care most about) kind-of worked but had some odd corner 
> cases; and the merlin-mode seemed to do something that meant i had to try to 
> close a file twice before it would actually close.

it's worth reporting these corner cases, as it features fairly sophisticated 
partial typing to work with broken files.  

the recent update has indeed made it vastly more stable, so worth revisiting. 
I'm very impressed with it on Vim (and soon, Acme!)




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