Re: Bug#353777: ITP: multixterm -- drive multiple xterms separately or together
On Feb 20, 2006 at 20:43, gregor herrmann praised the llamas by saying:
> Package: wnpp
> Severity: wishlist
> Owner: gregor herrmann <email@example.com>
> -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
> Hash: SHA1
> * Package name : multixterm
> Version : 1.8
> Upstream Author : Don Libes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> * URL : http://expect.nist.gov/example/
> * License : Public domain
> Description : drive multiple xterms separately or together
> Multixterm creates multiple xterms that can be driven together or
> In its simplest form, multixterm is run with no arguments and commands are
> interactively entered in the first entry field. Press return (or click the
> "new xterm" button) to create a new xterm running that command.
> Keystrokes in the "stdin window" are redirected to all xterms started by
> multixterm. xterms may be driven separately simply by focusing on them.
> The stdin window must have the focus for keystrokes to be sent to the
> xterms. When it has the focus, the color changes to aquamarine. As
> characters are entered, the color changes to green for a second. This
> provides feedback since characters are not echoed in the stdin window.
> Typing in the stdin window while holding down the alt or meta keys sends an
> escape character before the typed characters. This provides support for
> programs such as emacs.
Why would I want to use this? I now know how to use it, but I am still
none the wiser as to what I could do with it.
You might want to rewrite the description to include some use cases for
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.