Re: no WINDOW in mutt
On Thu, 4 Sep 2003, Johannes [utf-8] Wei�^_l wrote:
> this is a general question about mutt development ... I hope
> that I don't nerve anyone ...
> I try to write a ncurses program, and wanted to read the mutt source
> to gain experience. I noticed, that mutt does not use ncurses WINDOWs,
> but only the standard stdscr screen ...
> Why did you do that? Is it more simple or portable this way?
it's probably because that's the common denominator with curses and slang.
(slang doesn't implement windows, though it can simulate simple ones).
> Do older versions of ncurses not support windows?
all versions of curses support windows.