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Re: junk characters from movement keys in vi in xterm via ssh
> I have had this problem for years. Using different xterms, ssh, and NetBSD
> When I move in vi in an xterm over ssh connections over wireless or other
> networks, I frequently get junk inserted into my document.
Look at the 'vi' option 'escapetime'.
The 'problem' happens because the keyboard characters don't get sent
in one TCP message - and the delay within vi/curses is shorter than
the nagle delay (or TCP ack time) for sending the subsequent bytes.
David Laight: david%l8s.co.uk@localhost
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