> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leslie Viljoen [mailto:leslieviljoen / gmail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 4:21 PM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: What happened to clrtoeol?
> 
> 
> On 5/30/06, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger / qwest.com> wrote:
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Leslie Viljoen [mailto:leslieviljoen / gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 1:47 PM
> > > To: ruby-talk ML
> > > Subject: What happened to clrtoeol?
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > > Also, while I'm asking: anyone know why curses on Win32 is so sad?
> >
> > I'm going to go out on a limb and guess "crappy shell environment"
> 
> Well there are functions to move the cursor, set colours and 
> output text... is there anything else needed? If I can get a 
> second I'll do some research on this, but a quick google 
> doesn't show people screaming about curses being broken on 
> win32, so I don't know.
> 
> Yes, I *would* just go to Linux if I could.

I've never used curses, so I'm not sure what advantages it has overs
Windows' own console functions.

Have you seen win32_console (on the RAA)?

Regards,

Dan


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