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Support for the standard curses module on Windows

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Adds support for the standard Python curses module on Windows. Based on these wheels. Uses the PDCurses curses implementation.

The wheels are built from this GitHub repository.

PDCurses is compiled with wide character support, meaning get_wch() is available. UTF-8 is forced as the encoding.

Starting from windows-curses 2.0, in the name of pragmatism, these wheels (but not Gohlke's) include a hack to make resizing work for applications developed against ncurses without Python code changes: Whenever getch(), getkey(), or get_wch() return KEY_RESIZE, resize_term(0, 0) is called automatically. This gives behavior similar to the automatic SIGWINCH handling in ncurses (see PDCurses' resize_term() documentation). This commit implements the hack.

To add the same hack in Python code (which is harmless, and needed if you want resizing to work with older windows-curses versions or with Gohlke's wheels), call curses.resize_term(0, 0) after receiving KEY_RESIZE, and ignore any curses.error exceptions. ncurses reliably fails and does nothing for resize_term(0, 0), so this is safe on *nix.

Please tell me if the resize_term(0, 0) hackery causes you any trouble.

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Files for windows-curses, version 2.1.0
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Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp27-cp27m-win32.whl (54.7 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp27 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp27-cp27m-win_amd64.whl (62.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp27 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp35-cp35m-win32.whl (60.6 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp35 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp35-cp35m-win_amd64.whl (70.1 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp35 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp36-cp36m-win32.whl (69.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp36 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp36-cp36m-win_amd64.whl (78.6 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp36 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp37-cp37m-win32.whl (60.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp37 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp37-cp37m-win_amd64.whl (69.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp37 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp38-cp38-win32.whl (75.9 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp38 Upload date Hashes View
Filename, size windows_curses-2.1.0-cp38-cp38-win_amd64.whl (88.6 kB) File type Wheel Python version cp38 Upload date Hashes View

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