Subject: Re: curses screen
To: NetBSD current-users mailing list <current-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
Date: 08/21/2005 10:38:47
On Sun, 21 Aug 2005, Brett Lymn wrote:
> 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.
If I somehow get my hands on one of those ancient terminals, I'd like it
to work with NetBSD. So please do not remove the code that's required
to handle them. Instead, I think it would be better to use capabilities
to describe terminals that need the old workarounds.
--apb (Alan Barrett)