On Sat, Mar 06, 2004 at 12:25:34AM +0100, Denis Barbier wrote: > It has not started, but it can be finished very fast when specifications > are written. There are several problems with this frontend: > * As you wrote in another message, progress bars are unreadable on > dumb terminals. Maybe replacing \r by \n is enough? Yes, it produces many output but should be acceptable. > Are scrollbars also harmful with braille devices, and should the > same solution be implemented? As serial consoles and braille > devices are currently the only users of this frontend, it would be > really nice if a single solution would work for both situations. I think braille devices are also marked as dumb. > * Backup must be supported. A simple solution is be to select a > character which is not used alone, say '!' or '<'. This character > (after Enter is pressed) will tell cdebconf to go back. A more > sexy solution is to capture key events, e.g. Escape, but it > certainly requires more work. Also we need a command which clears the entry instead of using the default. Bastian -- Klingon phaser attack from front!!!!! 100% Damage to life support!!!!
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