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Re: Can a program create a new window ?

From: Dan Mahoney, System Admin
Subject: Re: Can a program create a new window ?
Date: Tue, 8 Nov 2005 03:13:49 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 8 Nov 2005, Michael C. Toren wrote:

On Mon, Nov 07, 2005 at 07:25:30PM -0500, Phil!Gregory wrote:
it might not have had anything to do with the screen interface.

ircii (and epic, bitchx, and friends) create multiple windows using the
curses library; screen isn't involved in any way.  This is the same way
in which vim (":new") and emacs ("C-x 2") display multiple windows, for

Actually, I recall reading about screen in an IRC manpage -- i.e. that was what prompted me to learn about it.

I don't recall which, this was years ago on the unix shell of a now-defunct ISP, but I think there was some mention of it.



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