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I just installed VimTouch; it works as well as you expect a text editor to work on a phone. What is the point of the separate "VimTouch Full Runtime" app?

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From browsing the source code, this appears to be the same as the vim-runtime package as provided in most Linux distributions. It ships a variety of Vim scripts which provide additional functionality, such as additional color schemes, file type handling, automatic indentation, etc.

Without this package, Vim operates in a minimal mode and many features that are provided by these scripts are not available.

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