Subject: Re: wscons termcap entry
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason R Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 07/04/2002 15:11:02
On Thu, Jul 04, 2002 at 11:16:16PM +0200, Joerg Klemenz wrote:
> But how is one supposed to know that? There is not a word in the man
> pages about that.
The manpages are supposed to say "these are not the classical BSD
cureses, but a rather a modern version"? I suppose they *should*
at least reflect that Brett and Julian are now co-authors of the
The manpages were updated to reflect the new function calls, etc.
The flaw is in the assumption that "not ncurses, must be the old BSD
> I could not find anything on www.netbsd.org either...
> Only an old argument from '99. Is that when it was decided to create
> the NetBSD curses?
My memory is a bit fuzzy as to when it happened. Might be around then,
> You are probably right but I still don't understand. What terminal
> capabilities does one need for I18N support??
> What does I18N has to do with termcap at all?
Honestly, not being a person who really cares about things like terminals,
I don't know :-) I was merely pointing out an argument that was made.
> I CC this message to you because your mail-followup-to said so. I hope
> that is what you wish
Yah, no problem.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>