What is the proper way to capitalize 'vim'? I have seen these variants being used:
Which is the correct one? Or are they all considered correct? If I look at the
:help files, I see several styles being used.
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This actually took quite some searching, but the correct way is 'Vim'. From
Vim is pronounced as one word, like Jim, not vi-ai-em. It's written with a capital, since it's a name, again like Jim.
Some parts of the Vim documentation does the all-caps 'VIM' though, this seems
to be older documentation.
I could not find any references 'ViM' in the documentation, except for a single obvious typo.
I'm not sure about the spelling of Gvim; it's spelled as 'gvim', 'Gvim', 'GVim', and 'gVim' at various places in the documentation; but 'gvim '(no capitals) is the most common by far (560, 57, 5, and 8). I suspect because gvim is just a name of a commandline tool (as a convenient alias of
vim -g) rather than a proper name in it's own right.