Python and (n)curses

pinkfloydhomer at gmail.com pinkfloydhomer at gmail.com
Tue Jun 19 01:58:53 CEST 2007


I need to develop a cross-platform text-mode application. I would like
to do it in Python and I would like to use a mature text-mode library
for the UI stuff.

The obvious choice, I thought, was ncurses. But as far as I can tell,
it is not available for Python on Windows?

Is there a workaround? Or are there alternative libraries that might
be used instead of (n)curses? I know I can use (n)curses on *nix and
console on Windows etc., but that is of course suboptimal.

/David




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