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Re: bug in manpage term(5)?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: bug in manpage term(5)?
Date: Tue, 8 Jan 2019 21:10:36 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.23 (2014-03-12)

On Tue, Jan 08, 2019 at 06:02:29PM +0200, Otto Modinos wrote:
> I noticed that the EXTENDED NUMBER FORMAT magic number is written as
> 0542 which made me believe it's in octal while it's actually decimal.
> It may not be a bug per see since it's never mentioned that it's in
> octal, unlike the other magic number but a number with a leading zero
> tends to suggest that.  In any case, I'd suggest that it's changed to
> 01036.

agreed - probably a cut/paste error from my hex/octal/decimal converter,

$ hex 542
542: 542 01036 0x21e text "\002\036" utf8 \310\236

(the choice of 01036 wasn't entirely arbitrary, as you might notice from
reading the "magic" file)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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