[Haskell-cafe] Interactive chatbot

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Wed Nov 4 18:14:31 EST 2009

On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Torsten Otto <t-otto-news at gmx.de> wrote:

> Hi!
> My students have the task to program an interactive chatbot. We have run
> into a problem that I can't solve either:
> When we read the user's input through
> >   t <- getLine
> it is not possible to delete typos before hitting enter and thereby sending
> the input off to the system (at least in OS X, bash). I didn't find that
> terribly problematic, but of course it is a bit of a show stopper from their
> point of view.

Is it possible that you need to tweak the input buffering settings?

You probably want to look at 'interact' also.

Or just switch to readline as others have suggested.

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