Re: Is there a getch()?

From: d. hall (dhall@illusion.apk.net)
Date: 02/10/96


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 thus on Sat, 10 Feb 1996 04:59:07 -0400, Eric virtually scripted...

>>  btw I would like to get in touch with who ever was trying to use
>> pico/vi for a mud editor, I have been considering such a transplant, and
>> would like any pointers or hints I can get

Eric> - fork() the mud and dup() stdin/out/err to use the slave pty's
Eric> descriptor.

Ahhh... WHAT?! let's fork() the mud... *groan*  i think we had this
discussion already.  why put the server through so much strain?  I'm
seriously thinking about making a patch for tintin to spawn an $EDITOR, so
people can use their own favorite editor.

d.
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