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Re: misc/10127 (port i386 /etc/ttys says vt220 instead of wsvt25)

The following reply was made to PR misc/10127; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Perry E. Metzger" <>
Subject: Re: misc/10127 (port i386 /etc/ttys says vt220 instead of wsvt25)
Date: Tue, 13 May 2008 16:35:12 -0400

 "Greg A. Woods; Planix, Inc." <> writes:
 >  BTW, if you look at the differences between the default vt220  
 >  definition (which is itself somewhat bastardized because it's not  
 >  exactly representing a DEC VT220 terminal) and the full wsvt25  
 >  definition I think you'll find many very important differences.   
 >  Perhaps simple applications like "vi" won't show any issues, but  
 >  others definitely will.
 I believe is right on this. I remember having problems because the two
 aren't entirely compatible. That might argue for making wsvt25 more
 like a vt220 though.

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