On Monday, September 20, 2004, 3:58:03 AM, Eric wrote:

> On Sep 19, 2004, at 9:29 AM, Gavin Sinclair wrote:

>> Hi all,
>>
>> Many Vim users will be aware of this RubyForge project:
>>
>>   http://vim-ruby.rubyforge.org/
>>
>> It contains several configuration files that make Vim work better with
>> Ruby.  The files in this release represent a significant improvement
>> over the ones in the Vim 6.3 release.

> Last night I was wondering aloud on IRC why vim always unindented 
> comments when I typed them on a blank line.  I thought I'd fixed the
> problem at work, but couldn't remember how.  Another guy had the same
> problem.  After poking around a bit, I discovered that the problem was
> that I had smartindent turned on in my .vimrc.  You really want 
> nosmartindent when editing ruby files in vim.

I guess that's something I can add to ftplugin/ruby.vim then:

  set <buffer> nosmartindent

(Or whatever the correct syntax is.)

Gavin

P.S. I've been wondering that too!