[squeak-dev] stdio support

blake dsblakewatson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 21:59:47 UTC 2010

> I don't understand what problem you see.
> To write a curses-like UI you simply read keyboard input from stdin, and
> you issue "drawing commands" to stdout. When deploying you would run the VM
> headlessly, and while developing you would just use the regular Squeak GUI
> to write your code, and at the same time stdin/stdout to test your app. No
> need to "emulate a terminal" because you have the real terminal right there.
> Ot at least what counts as a real terminal nowadays ;)

OK, so there's really--this wouldn't apply to a WIMP TUI since stdio/stdout
are streams. I'll have to check it out anyway, since it probably handles
some of the problems I ran into.
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