ANN: Urwid - Console UI Library

Ian Ward ian at
Fri Mar 13 20:50:07 CET 2009

Announcing Urwid

Urwid home page:



About this release:

This is a maintenance release that adds compatibility with Python 2.6 
and fixes a number of bugs.

New in this release:

   * Fixed incompatibilities with Python 2.6 (by Friedrich Weber)

   * Fixed a SimpleListWalker with emptied list bug (found by Walter

   * Fixed a curses_display stop()/start() bug (found by Christian

   * Fixed an is_wide_character() segfault on bad input data bug
     (by Andrew Psaltis)

   * Fixed a CanvasCache with render() used in both a widget and its
     superclass bug (found by Andrew Psaltis)

   * Fixed a ListBox.ends_visible() on empty list bug (found by Marc

   * Fixed a tutorial example bug (found by Kurtis D. Rader)

   * Fixed an Overlay.keypress() bug (found by Andreas Klöckner)

   * Fixed setuptools configuration (by Andreas Klöckner)

About Urwid

Urwid is a console UI library for Python. It features fluid interface
resizing, UTF-8 support, multiple text layouts, simple attribute markup,
powerful scrolling list boxes and flexible interface design.

Urwid is released under the GNU LGPL.

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