Vim upgrade 2017

After using vim for few years the main difficulties I have with my current
pathogen based vim plugin environment is, it’s bit difficult to re-produce a
fresh setup on new machine, managing gitmodules is dirty thing and adding new
plugins and playing aroun… Read more

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