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Google Summer of Code 2009 GNU Project

screen - embedded scripting support

by firemeteor for GNU Project

Screen is a widely used terminal multiplexing program. This project aims to add scripting support to screen so as to 1) improve the configurability; 2) make it more flexible and effective to use. Documents and demonstrative scripts will be provided to show how would it be useful. ========== Benefits: ========== First, it improves the configurability of screen. Second, it enables the interaction between applications running inside and screen itself, which opens many possibility. Third, it enables complex conditional/iterative user actions that wasn't possible before.