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From: hiro <23hiro@gmail.com>
To: 9front@9front.org
Subject: Re: [9front] [PATCH] vt: fix home/end sequences in xterm mode
Date: Fri, 7 Oct 2022 23:11:15 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAFSF3XO7PRjg8dziPaSeVkAem9r7y5B7OTd1hQRtHSE_0VqpTw@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <C56DFF9F75937798AB32EAADE665785B@eigenstate.org>

On 10/7/22, ori@eigenstate.org <ori@eigenstate.org> wrote:
> Quoth hiro <23hiro@gmail.com>:
>> i think vt isn't based on xterm.
> and that's the problem; vt has its set of bugs,

and xterm has it's own set of bugs that are better not emulated.

> and xterm has its quirks that we don't emulate
> quite right.

why do we need to care so much about xterm's quirks? can't we try to
emulate a real terminal that lacks xterm's quirks? like a vt100 or

what kind of programs are you running that needs xterm's quirks?

> vttest fails pretty quickly when you try on vt.

i was not aware of vttest. Is it more authoritative than the bugs
found in xterm, vt, rxvt?
when you tried this software did you set TERM to vt100? to vt220?

  reply	other threads:[~2022-10-07 21:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-10-04 17:34 Michael Forney
2022-10-07 18:14 ` ori
2022-10-07 18:36   ` hiro
2022-10-07 18:49     ` ori
2022-10-07 21:11       ` hiro [this message]
2022-10-07 21:56         ` Lyndon Nerenberg (VE7TFX/VE6BBM)
2022-10-07 23:12   ` Michael Forney

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