portable text user interface

Miki Tebeka miki.tebeka at zoran.com
Thu Dec 30 09:21:14 CET 2004

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.

> 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.

Miki Tebeka <miki.tebeka at zoran.com>
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