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Re: rxvt vs xterm keybindings

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: rxvt vs xterm keybindings
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2005 08:28:48 -0700

"Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:

  >     - in the shell, type "xterm& RET"
  >     - in the xterm, start "emacs -nw"
  >     - in the Emacs you just started, I expect that (getenv "COLORTERM") 
  >       "\\`rxvt",
  > That would be a bug in xterm, right?  The tty created by xterm should
  > not inherit the value of TERM from the tty under which xterm was run.

There's no bug. TERM is set to "xterm" by default by both xterm and
rxvt. COLORTERM is set by rxvt and then inherited by xterm. 
But again, this is a very unlikely scenario that we can't help much. 

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