Subject: Re: wscons termcap entry
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From: David Laight <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/04/2002 15:06:15
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 10:04:19AM -0400, der Mouse wrote:
> > If compatibility is a matter, why not change the actual emulator to
> > match a real vt220?
> It's difficult and unpopular, would be my guess at why.  (If nothing
> else, it means ignoring the last line of peecee displays.)

Much more fun is doing a 25 line emulation for a 24 line terminal :-)
After all you can always use the 25th line as the status line.
> > It does not require any functional changes, just fix the escape
> > sequences returned by some keys... it's almost trivial
> ...??  It already supports 132-column mode?  Double-{height,width}?
> Smooth scrolling?

Horizontal and vertical scroll margins?
What SHOULD 'delete char' do if a right hand scroll margin is defined?


David Laight: