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From: floris lambrechts <floris-(at)-linuxfocus-(dot)-org> [ date: 2002-11-23 ]

I think this is a great option for people who are afread of the shell, but still need some of its functionality. A friend with more Linux knowledge can write a quick Xdialog script, and everybody is happy :-)
From: Rolland Dudemaine [ date: 2002-12-16 ]
Xdialog have an option --no-tags to avoid showing tags, and as such the == thingys... I think dialog have it too.

Also, you can use `` and sed to avoid the temporary file issue. Then, you don't even need writable memory to run the script (handy for installation).
From: PICOT <picotalexandre(at)> [ date: 2003-07-03 ]
I have a big problem. I will have to know if "xdialog" is usable on all UNIX platforms.
It's very inportant for me.
Thanks a lot for answers.
cordially Alexandre PICOT.
PS : excuse me for my english.

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