[Tutor] What is Curses and why do they call it that.

Katt the_only_katala at verizon.net
Mon Oct 12 23:57:01 CEST 2009

Hello all,

In my search for ways to change the color of text printed to the screen I 
came across discussions about curses.

Some documentation indicate it as a module that will translate commands to 
control screen output.  Is this right?  Also, why do they call it curses?

Thanks in advance,


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