Registered 2014-07-15 by Alexander Rudenko

Neovim: vim for the 21st century

Neovim is a project that seeks to aggressively refactor Vim in order to:

* Simplify maintenance and encourage contributions
* Split the work between multiple developers
* Enable the implementation of new/modern user interfaces without any modifications to the core source
* Improve extensibility with a new plugin architecture

http://neovim.org/
https://github.com/neovim/neovim/
https://github.com/neovim/neovim/wiki/Introduction

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Maintainer:
Alexander Rudenko
Driver:
Alexander Rudenko
Licence:
Apache Licence, Other/Open Source
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