[MERGE] Shelf 5 / 5

Vincent Ladeuil v.ladeuil+lp at free.fr
Wed Oct 29 10:50:51 GMT 2008

>>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:

    Stephen> Vincent Ladeuil writes:
    >> Eerk ! Am I right in inferring from the above that the input
    >> handling will be character based ?
    >> This implies that it can't be used under emacs where input is
    >> line buffered (i.e. you can't read a character at a time, only a
    >> '\n' terminated line).

    Stephen> Surely that's not true; both XEmacs and GNU Emacs support full-screen
    Stephen> terminal emulators, as well as the line-oriented shell modes.

    Stephen> I'm pretty sure you can just use comint as the basis
    Stephen> of such modes (but I haven't written one myself).

I'd be so delighted...

Care to send more precise pointers ?

comint.el defines comint-send-input but:

1) That seems to be the only function dealing with input,

2) It strongly suggests that the input is line-oriented.

Do you know a full-screen terminal emulator that may
do it differently ?


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