[Urwid] Rendering and caching
ian at excess.org
Sat Oct 27 11:43:29 EDT 2007
Aaron Gallagher wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2007, at 7:28 AM, Ian Ward wrote:
>>> And is there any way to make text markup easier? Using lists of
>>> lists is bothering me a bit.
>> I'm open to suggestions. Would you prefer some type of escape
>> codes in
>> the text?
> I suppose that escape codes would be easier to write, but I assume
> that it's harder for urwid to deal with those because of the way that
> curses does formatting. Oh well, I can just write my code this way.
There's no real problem with implementing some kind of in-line markup:
"Here is some <important>brighter</important> text"
["Here is some ", ('important', "brighter"), " text"]
I chose the latter because it meant that I would never have to worry
about escaping "special" characters in text. If there is enough
interest in supporting something like the former example, it could be added.
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