On Tue, 30 Jan 2001, Reimer Behrends wrote:

> > > :so ${VIM}/syntax/ruby.vim
> > 
> > It said it could not read this file.
> 
> That should be
> 
> 	:source $VIMRUNTIME/syntax/ruby.vim

Aha!  That was interesting!  This brought up things in colour.
BVT, saying :syntax off and then :syntax on again, meant that I lost
the colour info again....  I can bring it back with the source command
though.  Great, we are pretty close to a solution now....
> 
> Using $VIM hasn't worked since one of the earlier 5.x versions, I believe.
> 
> 				Reimer Behrends
> 
	Hugh