Re: A very first-draft proposal for character-cell terminals Amirouche Boubekki 06 Oct 2019 07:07 UTC
Le sam. 5 oct. 2019 à 20:56, Arthur A. Gleckler <email@example.com> a écrit : > > On Sat, Oct 5, 2019 at 4:10 AM Amirouche Boubekki <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> >> In what context the terminal object is not a singleton for a given program? > > > In pre-popular-Internet days, this could have been used to support a bulletin board system, i.e. with one terminal per dial-in user. I understand. Another comment: > > (event-poll! event timeout) > > Waits for the next event to become available or until timeout jiffies have passed. The resulting event is written into the first few elements of the vector event. If the value of timeout is 0 and no event is available, event-poll! returns immediately. > Does event-poll! procedure need a handle over the terminal?