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Re: FAQs?

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: FAQs?
Date: Sun, 24 Mar 2002 06:54:08 -0500 (EST)

On Sun, 24 Mar 2002, Donny Lee wrote:

> Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >>>   http://dickey.his.com/ncurses/ncurses.faq.html
> >>  These seem too deep for my level, i'm just looking for
> >>  the 'screen' struct definition.      :)
> > yes.  SCREEN is intentionally (not just ncurses) "opaque", which means
> > that user applications cannot see into it.  Along the same lines,
> > NetBSD curses makes WINDOW opaque as well.
>   understood.  thus a user application will not have much needs
>   to deal with SCREEN if it is not going to do for multiple-terminals?

only by passing it around to the handful of functions that use that, e.g.,
delscreen, newterm, set_term.

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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