Re: [dev] TermKit

From: Corey Thomasson <>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 09:35:05 -0400

How hard would it be to have fd 3 or 4 be a mmap'able image of the
window (like /dev/fb) && would this suck less?

On 20 May 2011 09:27, Dieter Plaetinck <> wrote:
> [...]
> 6)non sucky rendering.  I think applications should be able to have
>  pixel-precise control of what the output should be (other than maybe a
>  terminal-imposed resize factor, and also not _where_ it should be), to
>  i.e. render images in the terminal.
>  I think a fd to write something to like "here's an image, please
>  render it somewhere" is better than cls's suggestion of having apps
>  directly write to the terminal.  I think the latter idea would get
>  messy quickly. It's as if X windows would draw themself to the screen
>  rather then having a window manager take care of it.
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