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Re: RHS: libterm-ansicolor-ruby



On Tue, Aug 14, 2007 at 09:53:12PM +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
> * Deepak Tripathi <apenguinlinux@gmail.com> [2007-08-14 20:44]:
> > libterm-ansicolor-ruby - Ruby library that colors strings using ANSI escape > sequences
> [...] 
> 
> I am a bit curious why should someone not want to use curses 
> but ansi escapes in ruby?

curses does only full-screen display, and is useless for anything
line-based.  And being capable of colouring your display is a MAJOR thing if
you want to be able to read text quickly.

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