Vi IMproved 7.3 Released w/ Fixes + New Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 16 August 2010 at 07:18 AM EDT. 18 Comments
Marking the end of two years of development is the release of Vim (Vi Improved) version 7.3. While this is considered a minor release of Vim, there are a handful of new features along with many bug-fixes.

Some of the noteworthy features for Vim 7.3 include persistent undo and undo for reload support, Blowfish encryption with encryption of the swap file, conceal text support, a Lua interface, and a Python 3 interface.

The Vi Improved 7.3 release announcement with the various download links can be found on its Google Groups page.
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