Screen-Library for text-based programs

Bruce Sass bsass at freenet.edmonton.ab.ca
Tue Jul 10 18:53:35 CEST 2001


On Tue, 10 Jul 2001, Grant Edwards wrote:
> In article <mailman.994760356.17812.python-list at python.org>, Oleg Broytmann wrote:
> >> > > I found the curses-library, but this seem to be very low-level.
> >> >
> >> >    slang? newt?
> >
> >ftp://quasar.ipa.nw.ru/pub/avv/Python/pyslang/
> >ftp://ftp.visi.com/users/grante/stuff/newt-0.50.tar.gz
>
> BTW, the python module that wraps the newt library is called
> "snack".  It's standard equipment on some Linux distros (e.g.
> RedHat).

Snack is also the name of a tk/tcl sound extension, so the Newt
bindings may be known by some other name (e.g., python-newt on
Debian, from newt-0.50.17).


- Bruce





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