GNU readline module

Thomas A. Bryan tbryan at
Mon Nov 15 06:37:52 EST 1999

Michael Hudson wrote:

> > I have a nagging notion that maybe the readline
> > module is only for use from withing the
> > interactive interpreter.  IS this true? if so..
> > that's extremely dissapointing.>
> I've never seen it used for anything else. There's no particular
> reason for this. 

I've seen other people post about using it in their apps, and I 
don't think that there's any reason to use it only in the interpreter.
Of course, readline is GPL, right?  That might be unacceptable to 
those shipping closed, proprietary software.


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