How can this done?

how can one ask for input from REPL (STDIN), waiting for some time then return any way if there is no input??

I answered a similar question here:


Dear @adamslc
i ask for a some how different thing.
if there is no input (a user to interact) after some time. return with a default value then.

Instead of asking for input, just write functions for the user to call and pass in arguments.

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@dpsanders i want a default behavior in absence of a user who supposed to input to REPL.

In what kind of application or context?

during receiving input from REPL.

If you’re receiving input from the repl, then there must be a user controlling everything, no?

i want to give the user a time frame to respond else a default will apply.