curl -fLo ~/.vim/autoload/plug.vim --create-dirs https://raw.githubusercontent.com/junegunn/vim-plug/master/plug.vim
I understand that some directories under
~/.vim has special meaning. The
~/.vim/autoload directory is to house autoload scripts that are invoked when the function is ran. These functions can be ran by plugins or just used generally. The
~/.vim/plugin directory are for plugin scripts, which are sourced by Vim when it starts up.
So why should the
plug.vim script be added to the
autoload directory and not