Re: [dev] st patch for draw() etc.

From: Bjartur Thorlacius <>
Date: Fri, 22 Apr 2011 11:38:05 +0000

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 7:36 PM, Claudio <> wrote:
> Line buffer editing/positioning shouldn't be handled by st itself, it
> should be delegated to an external tools (most likely the shell). Else
> none of ^e, ^a, and such keystrokes should be available/hardcoded into
> the terminal emulator. We should think in terms of "shell container"
> rather than "terminal emulator".
> Well, I'm pretty aware it's a bit extreme but hope someone else will
> agree with me.
While I believe we need a simple text UIO widget that doesn't
interpret terminal escapes et cetera, I can't see why the shell should
even be awere of user keystrokes. Or are you suggesting something like
rlwrap read | rc?
Received on Fri Apr 22 2011 - 13:38:05 CEST

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