Subject: Re: screen in dist
To: Ognyan Kulev <>
From: Greywolf <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 01/16/2004 10:37:02
Thus spake Ognyan Kulev ("OK> ") sometime Today...

OK> Frederick Bruckman wrote:
OK> > For what it's worth, screen is on the short list of programs I install
OK> > right away on every new host, and window isn't the equivalent at all.
OK> > Screen is especially useful on older machines which will never have
OK> > virtual consoles.
OK> I think your only chance to put it in base is to find a program in base
OK> that is less essential than screen.

I think the veto is in part driven by the GPL; absent that "minor" nit,
it'd be a shoe-in to replace window.

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