Fink

Package aplus-fsf-4.22-1-1004

SystemCVS/rsync Source DistributionsDebian Binary Distributions
stable RSS feed stableunstable RSS feed unstablestableunstable
10.9/x86_64
 
 
10.8/x86_64
 
 
10.7/x86_64
 
 
 
10.6/x86_64
 
 
 
10.6/i386
 
 
 
10.5/i386 *
4.22-1-1004
 
 
 
10.5/powerpc *
 
 
 
10.4/i386 *
 
 
 
10.4/powerpc *
 
 
 
10.3/powerpc *
 
 
 
 
10.2-gcc3.3/powerpc *
 
 
 
10.2/powerpc *
 
 
 
10.1/powerpc *
 
Description:   APL based programming system (4.22-1-1004)
A+ is a powerful and efficient programming language. It embodies a rich set of functions and operators, a modern graphical user interface with many widgets and automatic synchronization of widgets and variables, asynchronous execution of functions associated with variables and events, dynamic loading of user compiled subroutines, and many other features. Execution is by a rather efficient interpreter.
Usage Hints:   
The XEmacs support works pretty well. You'll need a line like (autoload 'a "/sw/share/aplus-fsf-4.20/lisp/aplus" "Start an A+ interpreter session" t) or (load-file "/sw/share/aplus-fsf-4.20/lisp/.emacs") in your .xemacs/init.el file. The former approach is recommended by one who knows better than I citing the loading of A+ support will slow down font handling for all xemacs files. Pressing F4 will start an A+ session with the default APL font, load the A+ menus into the menu bar (i.e. load A+ support). Note that this support is NOT designed for regular emacs. When using an xterm or Terminal.app window with the A+ fonts be sure to turn off istrip (stty -istrip). I've found the font doesn't work in an xterm with tcsh or bash but does with zsh. Even with istrip off tcsh and bash seem to strip the high bit or disable the modifier keys. With zsh the modifier is APPLE/CMD and the shift sense is inverterted even using the supplied XTerm app-default. !!?! Feel free to play around with /sw/share/aplus-fsf-4.20/app-defaults/XTerm and report your results For setting up a Terminal.app window see the A+ FAQ at http://aplusdev.org/FAQ/index.html. The same observations apply with reagrd to choice of shell.
Section:   10.5-EOL/languages
Maintainer:   Dave Morrison <drmATfinkprojectDOTorg>
Website:   http://www.aplusdev.org/
License:   GPL/GFDL
Info-File:   dists/10.4/stable/main/finkinfo/10.5-EOL/languages/aplus-fsf.info
CVS log, Last Changed: Sun, 07 Jul 2013 17:07:09 (UTC)
SplitOffs:   
aplus-fsf-shlibs APL based programming system
aplus-fsf-dev APL based programming system

Section list - Flat package list - Search packages

(*) = Unsupported distribution.