yes, here my files are edited in a Vim
compiled in a python2+3 nogui termguicolors
(:version output is below)
I am asking about milestones, if any are publicly stated or recognized.
~ 7.X - 8 versions were preceded by many daily commits.
(as shown by Bram in the 25 years of Vim video)
VIM - Vi IMproved 8.0 (2016 Sep 12, compiled Jan 6 2018 23:48:57)
Included patches: 1-1428
Compiled by renato@xps
Huge version without GUI. Features included (+) or not (-):
+acl +cmdline_hist +eval +job
+mouse +num64 +scrollbind +termresponse
+arabic +cmdline_info +ex_extra +jumplist
-mouseshape +packages +signs +textobjects
+autocmd +comments +extra_search +keymap
+mouse_dec +path_extra +smartindent +timers
-autoservername +conceal +farsi +lambda
-mouse_gpm -perl +startuptime +title
-balloon_eval +cryptv +file_in_path +langmap
-mouse_jsbterm +persistent_undo +statusline -toolbar
+balloon_eval_term +cscope +find_in_path +libcall
+mouse_netterm +postscript -sun_workshop +user_commands
-browse +cursorbind +float +linebreak
+mouse_sgr +printer +syntax +vertsplit
++builtin_terms +cursorshape +folding +lispindent
-mouse_sysmouse +profile +tag_binary +virtualedit
+byte_offset +dialog_con -footer +listcmds
+mouse_urxvt +python/dyn +tag_old_static +visual
+channel +diff +fork() +localmap
+mouse_xterm +python3/dyn -tag_any_white +visualextra
+cindent +digraphs +gettext -lua
+multi_byte +quickfix -tcl +viminfo
+clientserver -dnd -hangul_input +menu
+multi_lang +reltime +termguicolors +vreplace
+clipboard -ebcdic +iconv +mksession
-mzscheme +rightleft +terminal +wildignore
+cmdline_compl +emacs_tags +insert_expand +modify_fname
+netbeans_intg -ruby +terminfo +wildmenu
system vimrc file: "$VIM/vimrc"
user vimrc file: "$HOME/.vimrc"
2nd user vimrc file: "~/.vim/vimrc"
user exrc file: "$HOME/.exrc"
defaults file: "$VIMRUNTIME/defaults.vim"
fall-back for $VIM: "/usr/local/share/vim"
Compilation: gcc -c -I. -Iproto -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -g -O2
Linking: gcc -L/usr/local/lib -Wl,--as-needed -o vim -lSM -lICE -lXt
-lX11 -lXdmcp -lSM -lICE -lm -ltinfo -lnsl -ldl
On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 2:26 AM, Tony Mechelynck <
> On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 5:00 AM, Renato Fabbri <renato.fab...@gmail.com>
> > in Bram's 2016 screencast (video) about 25 years of Vim,
> > he shows commit stats in which large periods of
> > daily commits precedes relevant Vim releases.
> > Anyone know current milestone(s)?
> > cheers,
> > R.
> I would call Vim a "rolling release" product. Version numbers are
> increased when a significant new feature has been added and a little
> tested, but bugfixes and enhancements are indeed published about every
> As of this writing, the latest version is 8.0.1520. You may or may not
> find a precompiled version of it for your OS, otherwise see:
> (compilling Vim on Windows)
> (compiling Vim on unix-like systems)
> Once you have a recent Vim up and running, see ":help version8.txt"
> for the release notes. The list of patches in that helpfile goes only
> up to 8.0.0586 at the moment, though. For a full but terse list, see
> Best regards,
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