DuhDraw is a program which almost perfectly simulates TheDraw for DOS. Back in the good old BBSing days, TheDraw was a program used by a SysOp in order to draw ANSI screens, the only graphics available on BBSes for quite a while. However, for a long time, nobody considered Linux, as Linux BBSes were uncommon. Other applications of the software include login screens, and mud screens. I always thought it ironic that MUDs were mostly run off of Unix machines, and yet they used DOS editors to generate the ANSI screens.
I've posted a patch to the 1.2 version at
http://www.wwco.com/~wls/opensource/. Ideally aimed at Linux users using GCC, it resolves all compiler errors and warnings for both the debug and production releases. This lets you have a faster executable, which hopefully should make turn processing go a smidge faster and quite possibly could fix some subtle errors when incorrect type conversion happened.
After repeated attempts to contact the author, I discovered that no one has heard from him since 1996 and that this software was abandonware.
I've been given ownership of the project by Freshmeat and have set up a
new project page for DuhDraw.
The new version, which works with GCC 3.0.1 or better is online. DUHDRAW, ANSI, and ANSITOC have all been updated.
Ignore the prior comment about the patch from earlier today.