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Re: terminfo implementation

At Sat, 27 Jun 2009 11:02:11 +0100, Roy Marples <> 
Subject: terminfo implementation
> I've been working on a terminfo implementation and this part is now 
> pretty much done, although there is one encoding type that needs to be 
> finished and the tputs needs to work with ncurses values as well. You 
> can see the source here. Basic tic and infocmp utilities are included.

Awsome!  This is something I've been longing for -- termcap just sucks
horribly for most everything, IMO.

> I've not included a terminal description file as I propose we use the 
> ncurses one.

Sounds good enough for starters.

> This is compatible with the terminfo x/open standard with respect to 
> tparm. tparmv is provided as well, and if you #define TPARM_VARARGS then 
> tparm is mapped to tparmv to provide source compatibility with default 
> ncurses.

very nice.

                                                Greg A. Woods
                                                Planix, Inc.

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