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Bug#899398: ITP: readlike -- GNU Readline-like line editing module




Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Diane Trout <diane@xxxxxxxx>

* Package name    : readlike
  Version         : 0.1.2
  Upstream Author : Brandon Mulcahy <brandon@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
* URL             : https://github.com/jangler/readlike
* License         : MIT
  Programming Lang: Python
  Description     : GNU Readline-like line editing module

 A Python module that provides `GNU Readline`_-like line editing functions (the
 default Emacs-style ones). If you just want to use Readline, use the readline_
 package in the standard library--but this package allows access to those
 capabilties in settings outside of a standard CLI.
 .
 Currently, all stateless Readline commands are implemented. This means that
 yanking and history are not supported.
 .
 This module is especially well-suited to interfacing with Urwid_ due to a
 shared syntax for describing key inputs.

I was planning on maintaining through the Debian modules packaging team.

This is a dependency of hangups, a console mode Google hangouts client.
https://github.com/tdryer/hangups