>Pretty much the whole of Mac OS lives in the UI. You can't get mouse 
>and keyboard (or even, I suspect, disk I/O) without WaitNextEvent()ing 
>But maybe I misunderstand what Think C's console is. Is it some kind of 
>serial-port console or something?

The Think C Console gives a STDIO window that makes porting console command
line apps possible on the Mac, it means I can get to grips with the network
side of System 7 programming without having to learn the UI side for the
moment.  Luckily the first apps I have in mind don't require a UI they just
need to startup do their business and shut down quietly.

Regards Sean.
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