screen scraping with Python?

holger krekel pyth at
Sun Aug 4 06:10:34 EDT 2002

Noah wrote:
> Does anyone know of a Python terminal emulator? 
> I need VT100, ANSI, VT220, or something like that.

no, although i searched for the same thing.

> I want to use it for screen scraping purposes. Basically I want to 
> take a stream of text that includes vt-100 codes and send it to some objects
> that will interprets the codes and map text to a buffer. 
> ...
> I'm about ready to write my own...

I'd be interested because i am one of those people who
like to improve the interactive python cmdline. At EuroPython
we talked about a pygame-based terminal which would probably
need basic emulation capabilities.



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