--- Etienne Posthumus <ep@...
> On maandag, september 16, 2002, at 05:01 , Bob
> Ippolito wrote:
> > I'm interested, but I don't think I have the
> proper amount of time to
> > donate to the project.. However, while you're at
> it, it would be nice to
> > have an open source Terminal.app replacement. I
> think that a framework
> > should be developed that the two projects
> (cocoavim, "openterminal")
> > could be based off of as a lot of the display/ui
> code would be pretty
> > close.
> That sounds like a large bite to chew. I was
> thinking much more simply, a
> NSTextView with a minimal menu (of course I might be
> barking up the wrong
> tree thinking that NSTextView could handle the
> display requirements).
> It seems also that a lot of discussion on this list
> was about character
> set conversion and keyboard mappings, it might be
> worth investigating what
> kind of facilities OS X provides for that.
> Apart from above, if it wasn't for the fact that
> scrolling in Terminal.app
> was super-slow, I would just use UNIX vim.
I agree. I was thinking that this project would use
as little new code as possible, but hook up to
existing Cocoa frameworks and use them, utilizing the
native character processing and drawing capabilities
of Cocoa and Quartz. Hopefully, the result would be
fast, complete and native. (and scriptable).
NSTextView might have enough features to support a
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