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Re: Interesting things found in ncurses that affect screen

From: Michael Schroeder
Subject: Re: Interesting things found in ncurses that affect screen
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 14:32:41 +0200
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On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 07:37:58AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jul 2005, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 18, 2005 at 06:25:24AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> >>The code's doing what it is intended: when screen is running in UTF-8
> >>mode, it ignores the termcap information, only accepts the UTF-8 encoding
> >>for line-drawing characters.
> >
> >No, that's not right. There once was a version of screen that
> >ignored termcap information, but this got changed a long time ago...
> That's hard for me to see, since I haven't seen a recent changelog for
> screen, so determining what it does means I get to read through the code.

*grin*. That one counted as bugfix, so there is no entry in the
changelog (aka patchlevel.h).


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