newbie tkinter question

Prabhu Ramachandran prabhu at aero.iitm.ernet.in
Thu Nov 8 20:59:49 CET 2001


hi,

>>>>> "jh" == jared  <jared at hwai.com> writes:

    jh> I have read the docs, but cannot glean from them if TKinter
    jh> works in such an environment.  Would it?  VT420's are color
    jh> terminals; what happens if we write for VT420's but someone
    jh> connects up a VT220 or VT100 emulator?

AFAIK, Tkinter needs X to run and VT100's are text only terms.  In
order to create apps on text terminals you can try to use Python and
curses.  I think this is a good starting point:

   http://py-howto.sourceforge.net/curses/curses.html

prabhu




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