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Re: Improvements to dselect

On Sat, 22 Feb 1997, Stuart Lamble wrote:

> Eeeeeeeek. Using ESC with ncurses is evil, evil, evil. Don't do it! (It
> results in a delay whilst the ncurses library waits to see if any special
> characters follow the ESC.. for things like arrows, etc.)

 I know... It's ncurses fault. I've successfully used the ESC in a BBS
software I was programming (and implementing with 30 lines) simply by
using a combination of select and read. If it could be done through serial
links, it can perfectly done in a console (the delay needed is shorter).
 but... we could also use Q, or F10... =)

Nicolás Lichtmaier.-

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