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Railscasts Theme (GUI&256color) : A railscasts color theme that works in 256color terminals as well as gui

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created by
Nick Moffitt
script type
color scheme
This theme is based on Josh O'Rourke's Vim clone of the railscast
textmate theme ( vimscript #1995 ).  The key thing I have done here is
supply 256-color terminal equivalents for as many of the colors as
possible, and fixed up a few of the funny tags for editing e-mails and

You can see a side-by-side comparison at http://zork.net/~nick/screenshots/colorcomparison.png
install details
To use for gvim:
1: install this file as ~/.vim/colors/railscasts.vim
2: put "colorscheme railscasts" in your .gvimrc

If you are using Ubuntu, you can get the benefit of this theme in your
gnome-terminals by taking the following steps:

1: sudo apt-get install ncurses-term
2: put the following in your .vimrc
    if $COLORTERM == 'gnome-terminal'
        set term=gnome-256color
        colorscheme railscasts
        colorscheme default
3: if you wish to use this with screen, add the following to your .screenrc:
    attrcolor b ".I"
    termcapinfo xterm 'Co#256:AB=\E[48;5;%dm:AF=\E[38;5;%dm'
    defbce "on"
    term screen-256color-bce

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package script version date Vim version user release notes
railscasts.vim 2.1 2008-03-02 7.0 Nick Moffitt Accidentally commented out the more specific ruby colors, and made the capitalization spelling color less obnoxious.  Also got rid of goofy if/else block and just made all the definitions inline.  This helps uniformity greatly.
railscasts.vim 2.0 2008-03-01 7.0 Nick Moffitt Initial upload
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