[Tutor] Curses - What does it do and why is it called this?

Katt the_only_katala at verizon.net
Tue Oct 13 09:11:50 CEST 2009

> From: Steve Willoughby <steve at alchemy.com>
> To: Katt <the_only_katala at verizon.net>

> The name is a humorous reference to the "cursor" on the screen which this
> package controls for the application, moving it around (and curses even

Now I understand.  Makes sense.  If "Curses" is for UNIX what would I use on
a Windows XP system using Python 2.6.2?

Thanks to all for the help.  Being new to python I am confused by some of 
the vocabulary that is being used.

Thanks also to Luke P. and Mark Z. for your responses


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