[Coco] OS9 display server added to DW4

David Ladd drencor at gamepixel.net
Wed Jun 27 14:02:32 EDT 2012


Good job.  I love it :D

I am sure there are probably people that might like those features in a
standalone telnet client too.

Keep up the good work.



On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 10:51 AM, Allen Huffman <alsplace at pobox.com> wrote:

> My Sub-Etha Software partner, Terry Todd, also wrote one for RS-DOS that
> did that. At the time, he had plans of trying to make it handle graphics
> modes and the mouse, but we never got to it. I forgot all about that.
> I think I did see the PC version running at a Fest once. I also forgot all
> about that.
> I rewrote my EthaWin text GUI to have a mode to just pass control codes so
> it would work over Terry's terminal program -- no mouse, but you could use
> ALT-keys to access the menus and pop-ups and such.  I think the main thing
> was not having the app manually open up a new /w window to use.
> This was later reused when I ported the OS-9/68K MM/1 version of EthaWin
> (and the Towel disk utility) to work via Termcap. I wrote a wrapper library
> that emulated most of the C3Windowing control codes (overlay windows, etc.).
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> Sent from my iPad.
> On Jun 27, 2012, at 9:49 AM, "L. Curtis Boyle" <curtisboyle at sasktel.net>
> wrote:
> > Way way back... there was a terminal program (called OS9Term) written by
> a friend of mine for DOS (and uploaded to Compuserve at the time) that did
> a lot of the OS9 display codes as well, including overlay windows and
> screen resolution changes. It was good enough to play a few text window
> games and run some text editors over the serial port.
> >
> > L. Curtis Boyle
> > curtisboyle at sasktel.net
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