[Urwid] ANN: Urwid 0.8.8 with web_display

Ian Ward ian at excess.org
Mon Jun 13 23:57:55 EDT 2005


Announcing Urwid 0.8.8
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Urwid home page:
  http://excess.org/urwid/

Tarball:
  http://excess.org/urwid/urwid-0.8.8.tar.gz
or:
  https://excess.org/urwid/urwid-0.8.8.tar.gz


Summary:
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This release adds a new web_display module that can emulate a console
display within a web browser window, as well as other enhancements.  

Live demo of the web_display module:
  http://live.excess.org/


New in this release:
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  - New web_display module that emulates a console display within a web 
    browser window.  Application must be run as a CGI script under Apache.
    
    Supports font/window resizing, keepalive for long-lived connections,
    limiting maximum concurrent connections, polling and connected update
    methods.
    
    Tested with Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer.

  - New BoxAdapter class for using box widgets in places that usually expect
    flow widgets.

  - New curses_display input handling with better ESC key detection and 
    broader escape code support.
  
  - Shortened resize timeout on gradual resize to improve responsiveness.
  



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