Re: [dev] [st] will global-less changes be wanted upstream?

From: Teodoro Santoni <>
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:02:04 +0200

On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 12:04:12PM -0500, Steven Degutis wrote:
> You're very right: There is no point to it anymore. The changes I've
> made are necessary for a straight-forward OS X port, because in OS X,
> applications have only one instance, but may have many windows; thus
> if you wanted to open multiple terminals, they would all need to live
> in the same process, which the current architecture of the program
> does not allow. Otherwise the application would be limited to only
> ever having one terminal emulator open, which seems to me like a
> severe limitation.

Stupid question by an ignorant prosumer: are you serious? You can have only one
instance of something opened in Mac OS?

Teodoro Santoni
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IT consultant (Software, HW, Networking)
Received on Sun Aug 17 2014 - 21:02:04 CEST

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