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Re: HEADS UP: terminfo imported into -current

On Wed, Feb 03, 2010 at 05:24:54PM +0000, Roy Marples wrote:
> A quick look at the code suggests this is to purely set the number of  
> columns and lines in the window. A lot of applications respect $COLUMNS  
> and $LINES - would it not be better (and more portable) to set those?

Why exactly is it that $TERMCAP support was removed?  This seems like
a wholly different change from simply implementing terminfo -- and a
bad one.


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