[links-list] Re: Resuing Microsoft code

Peter Wang tjaden at alphalink.com.au
Thu Apr 4 18:52:04 PST 2002


On 2002-04-04, Kragen Sitaker <kragen at pobox.com> wrote:
> I think using a window system (X) to run an application (xterm) that
> emulates a serial terminal (vt100) in order to run a program that has
> its own internal window system, such as links, is just moronic.
> There's no need for that many layers of software.

So links should be able to speak to X (and other window systems)
directly?  That's not such a bad idea.  Some "obscure" key combos
would actually work :-)  And the process of writing it would separate
the parser from the renderer too (if it's not already).

I'm not volunteering :-)
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