portable text user interface

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at gmail.com
Thu Dec 30 23:59:00 CET 2004


Miki Tebeka wrote:
> Hello Fuzzyman,
>
> > > > Are there widely used and recommended Python libraries that
will
> > > > let me makes a portable text user interface?
> > > If you just need a text-like interface you can use Tkinter.
> > > See (shameless plug) http://developer.berlios.de/projects/bcd/
and
> > > http://developer.berlios.de/dbimage.php?id=1112 for example.
>
> > Your project looks very interesting. It would be better if it
displayed
> > an error message if it can't find the '_bcdrc' file. If you run it
from
> > windoze it just appears and disapears.
> >
> > How about allowing the '_bcdrc' file to be in the same directory as
the
> > script as well.
> Cool. A user!
> Thanks for the comments. I'll add searching next to the application
on
> win32 platforms.
>
Thanks. Your script could be very useful to me... but I did my usual
trick of making my comments before *properly* understanding what you
were trying to do.

As it is designed as a command line tool - your error message is
probably fine.

Anyway - thanks for your work.

Regards,

Fuzzyman
http://www.voidspace.org.uk/python/index.shtml

> > Any chance of you releasing the Tkinter text interface as a
separate
> > library, with a less restrictive license ? It looks very good - but
I
> > can't use it in my projects if it is GPL.
> It's just standard Tkinter Listbox with key bindings and it's under
160
> lines of code. Nothing special here.
>
> Bye.
> --
>
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