Subject: Re: curses screen
To: Julian Coleman <>
From: Brett Lymn <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/21/2005 16:38:06
On Sat, Aug 20, 2005 at 01:26:25PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> However most terminals designed since the VT100 (except some crappy ones)
> move the cursor to col 81 (avoiding the line wrap).
> Apart from some dodgy emulators, I suspect few of them still work!

Yes, there are some old corner cases all through the curses code -
particularly in the refresh code.  I am reasonably certain that most
of them can go as the terminals the comments refer to are more than
likely in the great dumpster in the sky.

Brett Lymn