Replacement for wind.o
dwex at cbnewsj.att.com
Sat May 4 05:44:34 AEST 1991
In article <1991May3.181308.7065 at oswego.oswego.edu> ostroff at oswego.Oswego.EDU (Boyd Ostroff) writes:
> In article <1991May3.163220.24448 at cbnewsj.att.com> dwex at cbnewsj.att.com (david.e.wexelblat) writes:
> >I am planning to put together a small replacement for wind.o for 3B1
> >systems that have pitched UA/wind.o.
> >Please email me your suggestions, or post followups to comp.sys.3b1.
> Personally, I would *love* to just see a wind.o replacement that allows
> access to the bottom 4 lines of the screen (as someone else suggested).
> ||||Boyd Ostroff / Tech Director / SUNY Oswego Dept of Theatre / 315-341-2987
> ||||Sys Admin at cboard.UUCP / Serving the Performing Arts / 315-947-6414/8N1
> ||||ostroff at oswego.oswego.edu / cboard!ostroff at natasha.oswego.edu
Well, you won't get it from me! :-> (anyone else remember "The Prisoner"?)
I have no intention of re-engineering the complete wind.o. All I'm
going to do is provide something that allows the console to
1) screen blank
2) have a cursor (I like cursors)
3) Be able to back-space properly (what's the deal, dudes?)
4) handle ksh emacs-mode line editting (stop nuking the
end of my line!!)
5) Do enough smart-terminal stuff to run less and
6) Anything else I get around to (or someone bribes me to
No windows, no icons, no menus, no pointers! If I want a WIMP, I'll
go see my MGR (can I say that :-?).
David Wexelblat | dwex at mtgzz.att.com | I asked her her name.
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