Subject: Re: wscons termcap entry
To: Joerg Klemenz <>
From: Noriyuki Soda <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/05/2002 09:41:49
>>>>> On Fri, 5 Jul 2002 02:10:43 +0200, Joerg Klemenz <> said:

>> *Every capability*.

> The one thing I would like to understand is why the japanese need
> termcap for I18N?
> What sort of "I18N" depends on termcap? Or did I miunderstood something?

There were days that enough capabilities were not defined, and UNIX
vendors defined incompatible set of their own extensions.
Since there are capabilities like Zy, ci, dv, s[0-3] now, termcap part
is not problem these days at least for Japanese. Although our curses
part need work.