Hi Anatoly,

   I expect I'll be doing things exactly that way (submitting
patches).  Actually,  it'll be a mix of patches to existing code,
some of them quite large,  plus the entire Win32a folder as
"new code".

   I'm not at all familiar with Git.  (I'm self-employed and
haven't had to "work well with others" until now... though I realize
there are good reasons for solo programmers to use version control,
too.  I figure this will be an opportunity for me to learn some useful
new tools.)

-- Bill

On 01/11/2016 10:56 AM, anatoly techtonik wrote:
Hi Bill,

Do you use version control? If so, then you can convert your changes
into series of patches and go through the changes one by one. Once
you get familiar with Git, you can maintain you own branch of patched
and rebase it periodically to make you changes on top.

On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 6:10 PM, Bill Gray <pl...@projectpluto.com> wrote:
Hi Anatoly,

    I've been sidetracked by several other projects.  I really should
do this,  though... it would be relatively easy to put the Win32a
changes in to the new hosting at this point,  and I should do it
before there's much divergence between what I've got and what is on

    (A quick look at the github version tells me that a fair bit of
divergence has occurred -- there are a lot of things "reformatted
slightly,  markdown-style",  and the Win32 console flavor has been
heavily revised for the "new Win32 console API".  Shouldn't be too
tough to re-sync,  though.)

    Once we're re-synced,  I will probably attempt to extend the X11
version to include full colors,  bold/italic text,  "real" blinking
text and cursor,  recognition of all keys,  etc... in other words,
the improvements Win32a already has.

-- Bill

On 01/10/2016 10:59 PM, anatoly techtonik wrote:

Hi Bill,

How it's going? Have you tried submitting pull requests to the new
hosting - https://github.com/wmcbrine/PDCurses ?

On Sun, May 31, 2015 at 11:37 PM, Bill Gray <pl...@projectpluto.com>

Hello all,

     I've just posted an update at


     This has a few bug fixes in it,  and adds a makefile for the Intel(R)
compiler.  But the big change is that I'm trying to get things such that
the Win32a changes can be merged back into "mainstream" PDCurses,  and at
least some of its improvements conveyed to other flavors.  (There is,  as
best I can tell,  no real reason for forking here.)  Current progress is
discussed at


     Short version:  the Win32 console,  DOS,  X11,  and SDL1 flavors all
get at least some benefit from the Win32a changes.  I obviously can't
support overlined or struck-out text in DOS or Windows console,  for
example,  and there are limits to how far I've gone with the other
flavors thus far.  However,  the road is now paved for full RGB and
full Unicode support for X11 and SDL.

     Note that I couldn't try out OS/2 or FlexOs.

-- Bill

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