Subject: Re: xterm v. xterm-old
To: Geoff Wing <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Thomas Dickey <email@example.com>
Date: 02/07/2001 17:52:14
On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 07:40:24AM +1100, Geoff Wing wrote:
> [Cc'd: to Thomas E. Dickey (xterm maintainer)]
> gabriel rosenkoetter wrote about Re: xterm v. xterm-old:
> :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?
> Ah, yes, seems to be. Now I get the reverse line with v149 and
> uncoloured line with v88b (from XFree86 126.96.36.199b).
> Thomas, what's the status here? Setting the Foreground via resource
> causes problems with SGR colour setting though it works OK just using -fg.
The class overrides because most of the colors use the Foreground class.
I know about that, but it was part of the design that I inherited back in
1996 - puzzling but not annoying enough to alter.
> Is this expected/deliberate behaviour? And reproducible for you?
> I haven't tried v150 but didn't see anything in the log to indicate it
> being altered/fixed.
> Geoff Wing : <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Rxvt Stuff : <email@example.com>
> Zsh Stuff : <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Thomas E. Dickey <email@example.com>