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Re: tn3270, mset and map3270

In article <> writes:

> On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 11:23:46PM +0900, ITOH Yasufumi wrote:
> > We discussed termcap versus terminfo issue many years ago,
> > and we selected termcap since it is more flexible.
> > termcap allows users to use local capabilities
> > (not defined by standard) naturally,
> > but terminfo doesn't have portable way to do that.
> Can you give a real world example of where this functionality is
> actually used and why terminfo(3) doesn't allow it.

Please take a look at /usr/share/misc/termcap file.
There are some "extension capabilities" which are commented out.
This means at least someone (besides me) used locally defined

ITOH Yasufumi

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