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Re: tn3270, mset and map3270

On Tue, Feb 09, 2010 at 09:09:50PM -0500, der Mouse wrote:
> >> I don't think it's so much that the terminals care - how can they
> >> tell what software generated the sequences they see? - it is a
> >> question of compatability with things, things that used to work just
> >> fine, that stuff descriptions in $TERMCAP and expect them to work.
> > Compatiblity is always a nice argument.  Let me repeat my question
> > though.  What actually depends on this?
> I've a terminal emulator that does that - stuffs a description in

So why can't you simply add the description now? It is a one time
effort. You don't have to use terminfo for that.


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