Re: [dev] st features that'd be nice

From: Peter John Hartman <>
Date: Tue, 18 Oct 2011 07:15:58 -0400

On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 11:01:07AM +0100, Nick wrote:
> I just read about terminator
> <>, and thought a
> couple of its features sounded worth stealing (both require
> scrollback to be implemented):
> * Logging - logs of terminal sessions can be saved. It only
> makes sense to do this on command, rather than automatically
> (as terminator does). Once scrollback exists, this becomes
> pretty easy (just save that).
> * Find - search through scrollback (maybe using regex).
> Another nice thing to have would be:
> * Smart reflowing of text on window resize. I think OSX's
> terminal emulator might do this.
> None of these should take much code, I think. I'd like to
> add these myself, but I'd like it even more if someone else
> did.

The logging and find are both things that tmux does, and to do them right it
does take a chunk of code. Why should st do them? I can't think of any
reason. Here's a feature request that should go in first: make st usable.


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