gshell: ReadLine support for Ghostscript 
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 gshell: ReadLine support for Ghostscript

In my attempt to learn postscript, I've been stymied by Ghostscript's
rather primitive interface (which is to say, it's not built for
interactive use).  So, last night and this morning I threw a shell
around Ghostscript, and now I have a command history and keyword
completion, the works.

  http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~jdf/

Look under "Technical Matters" for the Ghostscript Shell.

You'll need a Unixish OS, a recent Perl, a couple of Perl modules, and

Now I can get back to learning Postscript.  I'm tired of

  /Helvetica-Bold findfont 36 scalefont setfont
  20 20 moveto (Hello, world!) show


http://www.*-*-*.com/ ~jdf

Tue, 27 Feb 2001 03:00:00 GMT  
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