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Add a mention of rlwrap and R. Pack's patches.

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@@ -94,7 +94,14 @@ only works for the TCP socket mode.
== Bugs
LiveConsole lacks many of the niceties of IRB on the console, like Readline
-support.
+support. For this, you can actually use the wonderful rlwrap program, which
+wraps an arbitrary interactive program in readline. For example, to connect to
+a LiveConsole on localhost:3333, use
+ rlwrap netcat localhost 3333
+rlwrap is available with most Linux distributions or at
+http://utopia.knoware.nl/~hlub/uck/rlwrap/ . It is seriously an incredibly
+useful piece of software.
+
Typing exit, hitting ^D, or sending signals (like INT or STOP) doesn't work.
Just exit the program you used to connect to it. This has more to do with the
@@ -120,7 +127,10 @@ reports and patches gratefully accepted.
== Credits
-Pete Elmore -- (pete.elmore(a)gmail.com)
+Pete Elmore, author -- (pete.elmore(a)gmail.com)
+
+Roger D. Pack (http://betterlogic.com/roger/) provided patches and Windows
+support
== Home page
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