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Re: new nvi option: expandtab

On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 06:55:29AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 10, 2008 at 09:34:42AM +0100, Peter Bex wrote:
> > Does vim work with missing/broken $TERM? How does it know what terminal
> > type you're on? Does it make a guess?
> it has (part of the bloat) a built-in set of termcaps.

Knowing the capabilities of different terminals doesn't mean it knows
which capabilities to make use of, right? (that would be selected
by $TERM)

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