Browse files

More rational

  • Loading branch information...
1 parent 63320cf commit 3bc440c15cdc713286642f7a4d7a2e5a79674be0 @chreekat committed Dec 23, 2012
Showing with 13 additions and 1 deletion.
  1. +13 −1
@@ -10,7 +10,19 @@ elements of 'matchpairs'.
Use pathogen or vundle, or copy plugin/paren_crosshairs.vim to ~.vim/plugin.
-## What's it do
+## Why?
+The MatchParen highlight group tries to do a good thing; namely, highlight the
+paren that matches the one under the cursor. However, my friends and I found
+that having two parentheses highlighted continually confounded our intuition
+about where the *cursor actually is*.
+This plugin deals with this problem by setting cursorline and cursorcolumn when
+the cursor is on a paren.
+Screenshot time!
Here's the original text of the email. The current plugin just has a few
niceties added:

0 comments on commit 3bc440c

Please sign in to comment.