Subject: Re: colors on wscons
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: John Nemeth <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/08/2000 19:56:56
On Jan 16,  8:26am, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
} I've played a bit more, and found out that back on the wscons, setting
} TERM to 'ansi' does a lot of good there, too. IIRC the VT220 was capable
} of doing color - is there a good reason we don't tell in our termcap
} entry to do so?

     I don't recall if anybody has actually answered this, but a
genuine VT220 is not capable of colour.  You need a minimum of a VT340
for colour.

}-- End of excerpt from Hubert Feyrer