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Description: A portable TADS toolkit
Download: frobtads.lha       (TIPS: Use the right click menu if your browser takes you back here all the time)
Size: 542kb
Version: 0.13
Date: 28 Jan 10
Author: Michael J. Roberts, Nikos Chantziaras, Brad Appleton
Submitter: Fredrik Wikstrom
Email: fredrik/a500 org
Homepage: http://www.tads.org/frobtads.htm
Category: game/adventure
License: Freeware
Distribute: yes
Min OS Version: 4.1
FileID: 5317
Comments: 0
Snapshots: 1
Downloads: 19  (Current version)
19  (Accumulated)

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TADS = Text Adventure Development System

FrobTADS is a full version of TADS for Unix, written by Nikos Chantziaras. It
supports most of the latest text-only TADS user interface features, including
colored text and backgrounds, TADS 3 banner windows, and timed input. It's
built to modern Unix standards, and includes automatic configuration for easy
installation on all Linux versions and most other current Unix systems.

The "doc" directory contains the documentation for this package:

      People who wrote FrobTADS' code.

      A list of known bugs.  You shouldn't report them.

      Documents changes in the source code between versions.

      Explains how to build the TADS 2 and TADS 3 compilers and where
      to obtain documentation for them.

      Contains detailed documentation about the 'configure' script (this
      script is used to configure the package prior to compilation).

      Legal blurb.

      Installation and usage instructions.  The first thing you should
      read (after this README file).

      Instructions for Mac OS X command-line novices.

      Contains the list of changes between FrobTADS versions.

      Overview of the package.

      A must-read for everyone who wants to contribute source code.  It
      mostly deals with how to write portable C++ and such.

      Lists people who contributed to FrobTADS in one way or another.

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