[fpc-pascal]Direct writes to console buffer

Rich Pasco pasco at acm.org
Sun Aug 3 16:26:35 CEST 2003

James Mills wrote:

> In addition, I suggest using SDL which will work for windows. SDL is
> probably a much better approach than trying to directly access video
> RAM. And to makes things easier for you, once you learn to use SDL, you
> could write a wrapper module so you don't have to even rewrite your old
> programs :)

What is SDL?  Where can I get documentation about it?  Google turned
up Simple DirectMedia Layer -- http://www.libsdl.org/ -- is that what
you meant?

It could also be Specification and Description Language --
http://www.sdl-forum.org/SDL/ -- but that seems less likely.

     - Rich

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