announcing: Rita The Reader
chuckh at sent.com
Wed Jun 2 16:10:44 EDT 2004
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This initial version does not yet support continuous reading.
It's a worthwhile suggestion though and I may play with that idea
The problem, as I said to Jacob, is to figure out how fast to
automatically move to a new screen. I personally find that the
obligation to press the space bar every couple of minutes keeps
me awake! I have sometimes dozed off while listening to a tape,
only to come to when the story has gone off to goodness knows
where. But if there is sufficient interest, I guess I could see
what I could do.
On Wed, 2 Jun 2004, Stephen Clower wrote:
> Hi Chuck,
> This sounds like a pretty interesting little program, so I'll go give it a look a little later today. Does it support any kind of continuous reading features or do you have to use it similarly to less?
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> On 6/2/2004 at 2:01 PM Chuck Hallenbeck wrote:
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> >Hi gang,
> >I just posted a program called "Rita The Reader" which fills a
> >niche on my system. It is a text file browser with memory. Rita
> >remembers having read a file before, up to 100 files, providing
> >the file has the same name, creation date, modification date, and
> >size as it had before. She also remembers where you left off
> >when you last read the file and resumes reading at that point.
> > The package is a source tarball which you will need to compile
> >and install. Instructions are in the README file.
> >Check out rita at http://www.mhcable.com/~chuckh/rita-0.1.tar.gz
> >Hope you find Rita useful. She can get to be habit forming.
> >- --
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