Where are all the Graphical Read Evaluate Print Loop Interfaces? Where is the graphical shell? There was TermKit a bit back, but TermKit relied on Node.JS plus Webkit.. which was a fragile solution. Though, conceptually, TermKit was right on target. But what might the “ideal” graphical REPL look like?
Is a HTML DOM tree styled with CSS adequate to represent any output? Does it make sense to wrap it all in Webkit? How do we hook into files?
Do we need a new way to represent the output of command line applications? A new shell with a new objects system too?
Say we build this Graphical REPL.. Will the line then blur between graphical and command-line-applications? Or are graphical and command line enviroments destined to stay divided?Permalink