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self.vim : Vim Self Object Prototype System

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created by
richard emberson
 
script type
utility
 
description
The self.vim library provides a base Object Prototype for a VimScript object
hierarchy which includes
method and data inheritance. Method dispatch is static rather than dynamic - a
VimScript
function calling limitation. Included are a couple of limited test scripts.

Source can be found at: https://github.com/megaannum/self
Self tutorial:
https://github.com/megaannum/self/blob/master/tutorial/self/Tutorial.md

The Self library is currently being used in the following scripts:
Forms Library
  http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=4150
Colorschemer utility
  http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=4240
Scalacommenter utility
  http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=3047
Vimside, Vim Scala IDE
  http://www.vim.org/scripts/script.php?script_id=4298
 
install details
    
Self.vim is a library plugin and can be placed in the autoload directory.
    $HOME/.vim/autoload/self.vim
    
Intalling with vim-addon-manager (VAM)

For more information about vim-addon-manager, see
[vim-addon-manager](https://github.com/MarcWeber/vim-addon-manager) and
[Vim-addon-manager getting
started](https://github.com/MarcWeber/vim-addon-manager/blob/master/doc/vim-addon-manager-getting-started.txt)

In your .vimrc, add self as shown below:

    fun SetupVAM()
      ...
      let g:vim_addon_manager = {}
      let g:vim_addon_manager.plugin_sources = {}
      ....
      let g:vim_addon_manager.plugin_sources['self'] = {'type': 'git', 'url':
'git://github.com/megaannum/self'}

      let plugins = [
        \ 'self'
        \ ]

      call vam#ActivateAddons(plugins,{'auto_install' : 0})
      ...
    endf
    call SetupVAM()

Now start Vim. You will be asked by vim-addon-manager
if you would like to download and install the self plugin (no dependencies).

Installing with pathogen
  I do not use pathogen. An example usage would be welcome.
 

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
self.zip 2.5 2012-11-29 7.0 richard emberson No longer use IS_TRUE/IS_FALSE (now, 1/0)
Added version function
self.zip 2.3 2012-08-24 7.0 richard emberson Changed '_type' attribute to '_kind' and getType() to getKind().
ObjectPrototype methods are now named not numbered.
Added tutorial.
Added rational number example.
self.zip 2.2 2012-07-30 7.3 richard emberson Vim 7.3 could not handle construct: call funcReturnDictionary().someFunc()
self.zip 2.1.1 2012-07-29 7.0 richard emberson Added additional documentation.
self.zip 2.1 2012-07-27 7.0 richard emberson Fixed FLOAT_TYPE value
self.zip 2.0 2012-07-27 7.0 richard emberson Corrected bugs found while writing the {Forms} library.
Re-organized code so that it could be autoloaded.
Added folding.
Added Object and Prototype Managers.
Added the 'reload(prefix)' function.
self.zip 1.0 2010-04-22 7.2 richard emberson Initial upload
ip used for rating: 54.81.112.187

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