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add a news and update the editor documentation a bit

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  2. +9 −3 editor/README.pod
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@@ -1,5 +1,10 @@
# $Id$
+New in 2.6.0
+- Platforms
+ + The Fedora package 'parrot-devel' install the files for syntax-highlighting
+ and automatic indenting for the vim editor.
+
New in 2.5.0
- Core
+ Added ByteBuffer PMC to allow direct byte manipulation
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@@ -14,14 +14,20 @@ your favorite editor. For a summary on what is available do
=head2 Vim
-Calling C<make vim-install> in the F<editor/> directory will
-install several files in F<~/.vim>. All these files have the F<.vim>
+By default calling C<make vim-install> in the F<editor/> directory will
+install several files in F<~/.vim>. You can use the variable C<VIM_DIR>
+on the command line by calling C<make> to choose a different target directory
+for the vim files.
+
+ make vim-install [VIM_DIR=/vim_files_target_directory]
+
+All these files have the F<.vim>
extension. F<pir.vim> (generated from F<pir_vim.in>), F<pasm.vim>, and
F<pmc.vim> are syntax files; F<indent_pir.vim> is an indent plugin;
and F<filetype_parrot.vim> is a filetype script that tells vim to
associate the extensions .pir, .pasm, and .pmc with the
right syntax. The syntax files are installed to F<~/.vim/syntax/>;
-F<filetype_parrot.vim> is installed to F<~/.vim/ftdetect>;
+F<filetype_parrot.vim> is installed to F<~/.vim/parrot.vim>;
F<indent_pir.vim> is copied to F<~/.vim/indent/pir.vim>. If you want
indenting, you should also place C<filetype indent on> somewhere in
your F<~/.vimrc>.

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