[Rd] Wish/RFC: ReadConsoleEx

From: Byron Ellis <byron.ellis_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2007 18:36:47 -0700


Would there be any interest in a patch to introduce "ReadConsoleEx," analogous to the WriteConsoleEx? The idea would be to pass the prompt type and browser level to applications implementing a user interface to make it easier to implement features like the OS X GUI's history feature where continue prompts are appended to the history entry rather than generating their own entry. If so, would people prefer:

ReadConsoleEx(...,int prompt_type,int browser_level)

or

ReadConsoleEx(...,signed int prompt_type)

where 0 = normal, -1 = continue and > 0 = browser level?

-- 
Byron Ellis (byron.ellis_at_gmail.com)
"Oook" -- The Librarian

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