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Re: LYNX-DEV slang

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV slang
Date: Sat, 8 Mar 1997 07:15:16 -0500 (EST)

> An additional complication is that you must be running a terminal program
> that will handle color. XTerm on my solaris system did NOT. I had to install
> rxvt and use that. I have the Environment Variable COLORTERM set to rxvt
> (setenv COLORTERM rxvt) and use rxvt instead of telnet or XTerm, so I can
> just type "lynx" at the command line to get color. (Note that is seems that
> some XTerm versions on some systems DO support color. Mine and many others
> do not.)
or else use the xterm from XFree86 3.2 (if/when someone links Lynx with
(n)curses, rxvt won't work properly, since it implements erase_chars
incorrectly (yes, I've reported this a couple of times).

Thomas E. Dickey
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