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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 <gregor+debian@comodo.priv.at>
> Hash: SHA1
> * Package name    : multixterm
>   Version         : 1.8
>   Upstream Author : Don Libes <don@libes.com>
> * 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
>  separately.
>  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

David Pashley
Nihil curo de ista tua stulta superstitione.

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