[squeak-dev] stdio support

Levente Uzonyi leves at elte.hu
Thu Nov 4 20:46:15 UTC 2010

On Wed, 3 Nov 2010, blake wrote:

>> It wouldn't magically "result" in that, no. But you could built one.
>> However, since you could have done that using OSProcess for many years, it's
>> not more likely to happen.
> I wasn't expecting it to magically happen. But if it included the main
> elements needed to build a cross-platform TUI (ability to get and maybe even
> set screen dimensions, "bitblt" the screen, and receive mouse input), I'd
> take another stab at it. (I'm not _trying_ to be irritating about it, just
> got stumped in my attempts.)
>> Who needs curses anyway nowadays? The space between command line utilities
>> and full-blown graphical UIs is drying up ...
> Sure. But you don't always have (or want) a GUI.  At least, I don't always.
> I've got some headless machines, e.g., and I'd like the friendliness of a
> GUI without the footprint. I actually do a lot of console stuff, but I've
> never been able to do it in ST.

You can always use RFB (VNC) to access the GUI even if your image is 


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