Re: char mode vs line mode

From: James A. Young (
Date: 04/17/96

On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, Michael Buselli wrote:

> On Wed, 17 Apr 1996, Steve wrote:
> > although there are advantages and disadvantages to BOTH of these systems,
> > is it possible to do switch between char and line mode while the player is
> > mudding, (i.e. for Full Screen editor, etc) that would cut back on
> > bandwidth usage and provide for a nice interface. anybody intested in 
> > such a project please let me know... (dont have anything really planned, 
> > but would like to help as much as possible)
>      I was just about to start such a project, but I was planning on 
> allowing the full screen editor to work in line mode.  I don't think I 
> need any help, but I'll take ideas and suggestions.
>      The plan is for vi style commands, modified to work in line mode, 
> and also excluding the bang command but introducing other commands to 
> take the place of running fmt and sort on your stuff.
> Michael Buselli
My solution, if you can, install a unix type OS on your system.  I did :)


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