Subject: Re: xterm v. xterm-old
To: Geoff Wing <>
From: gabriel rosenkoetter <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/07/2001 10:10:45
On Wed, Feb 07, 2001 at 07:02:37AM +0000, Geoff Wing wrote:
> You have v133 xterm.  It has colour support.  Try:
> % printf '\e[m\e[1m\e[33m\e[44mHello\e[K\e[m\n'

That's a solid highlight line, with TERM set to xterm and to

Is the fact that I have:

XTerm*Background: grey20
XTerm*Foreground: grey80

... in my .Xdefaults at all relevent?

       ~ g r @