On 5/5/2006, at 19:18, David Chin wrote:
Actually, this brings up the issue of how robust
must be. I am assuming it would be possible to write this bundle
using an earlier version of Ruby. My opinion is that it should be
done that way. It seems like requiring an external installation
of Ruby of a particular version is crufty
Generally we try to keep Ruby 1.6 compatibility, but Tiger ships with
Ruby 1.8, and 96% of TextMate users are using Tiger. As for the last
4%, many have upgraded to Ruby 1.8, even though they are still on
So as you can imagine, limited resources go into ensuring that bundle
scripts work out-of-the-box for those 2% or so of users still using
Ruby 1.6 -- but we do gladly accept patches to fix compatibility
issues with Ruby 1.6!
The Source bundle is pretty much required for any
Maybe its functions,
especially the toggle comment on region, should somehow be 'built-in'
rather than be an add-on.
Both the Source bundle and the Python bundle ships with TextMate. So
in that respect, it is a ‘built-in’.