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Posted Nov 13, 2011 20:55 UTC (Sun) by idupree (subscriber, #71169)
I suspect noswapfile isn't needed if the announcement I just looked up is correct , but without set viminfo= I definitely got information leaks into ~/.viminfo , even though the tutorial Google found  fails to mention that. Has anyone thoroughly examined vim to give us a way to confidently use vim encryption securely?
But on the plus side, I predict this Vim feature will still be here in ten years, and I have no confidence that the popular GUI password-specific programs will be the same ones by then...
 https://groups.google.com/group/vim_announce/browse_threa... linked from vim.org, except that Google claims that vim-announce violated its TOS rather than showing me the message (?!) so I found something on archive.org that looks like it's the announcement, http://web.archive.org/web/20110103012145/https://groups....
Posted Nov 13, 2011 21:43 UTC (Sun) by brian (subscriber, #6517)
Posted Nov 15, 2011 10:06 UTC (Tue) by ebirdie (subscriber, #512)
It does set all the above options except nowritebackup, I just checked.
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