Vim runtime files

James McCoy jamessan at
Sun Jan 15 20:04:14 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jan 15, 2012 at 04:42:51PM +0100, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> Vim uses a dual-license for the distribution, see ":help license" in Vim
> or
> For distributors it's the simplest if this license applies to all the
> files, including the runtime files.
> These files are currently marked as using GPL:
> runtime/ftplugin/logcheck.vim
> runtime/ftplugin/debchangelog.vim
> Since these files are always distributed in source using the GPL does
> not have an essential advantage over the Vim license.  A modified
> version would always have to be distributed in source form anyway.
> Can we please change these files to use the Vim license?
> If not I will remove them and we'll have to wait for a new version to
> show up.

I'm fine with relicensing logcheck.vim (an updated version is attached),
but I'll have to contact the previous maintainers of the debchangelog

GPG Key: 4096R/331BA3DB 2011-12-05 James McCoy <jamessan at>
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" Vim filetype plugin file
" Language:    Logcheck
" Maintainer:  Debian Vim Maintainers <pkg-vim-maintainers at>
" Last Change: 2012 Jan 15
" License:     Vim License
" URL:

if exists("b:did_ftplugin")
let b:did_ftplugin = 1

let b:undo_ftplugin = "setl fo<"

" Do not hard-wrap non-comment lines since each line is a self-contained
" regular expression
setlocal formatoptions-=t
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