[Urwid] Announcing XYZCommander 0.0.beta

Max E. Kuznecov syhpoon at syhpoon.name
Thu Aug 13 10:16:15 EDT 2009

Hola, Iñigo ! :)

Yup, I was aware of lfm existence, I had been examined it a bit even
before I started xyzcmd. Is it still in active development?
It might have been useful if we could join our efforts :)
Thanks for your code, anyway, I'll take a look.

2009/8/13 Iñigo Serna <inigoserna at gmail.com>:
> Hi Max, all
> 2009/8/5 Max E. Kuznecov <syhpoon at syhpoon.name>
>> Hello,
>> Finally I've managed to release the first beta-version of my project
>> on which I was working for almost two years.
>> XYZCommander is a console visual shell, a.k.a. file manager and it
>> uses urwid for rendering.
> I'm also developing a python curses-based file manager, lfm [1], I'm using a
> pure ncurses approach though.
> I somehow ported some of the code to urwid a couple of years ago, but as
> speed was not good enough and didn't want to add an external dependency I
> continued with the traditional ncurses approach.
> Btw, building the UI with urwid was much more easier than using curses...
> Anyway, I attach here those experiments in case you can find something
> useful for xyzcmd. I see you release xyzcmd as LGPL, so although my code
> stated GPL you can consider LGPL if you want to take something.
> Kind regards,
> Iñigo Serna
> [1] http://code.google.com/p/lfm/
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