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Re: lynx-dev something wrong with LYNXKEYMAP

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev something wrong with LYNXKEYMAP
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 1999 09:19:14 -0400 (EDT)

> The stuff in the environment TERMCAP variable is created by screen, 

it is (screen prefers termcap)

> it's better than your attempt to override it because it reflects screen's 
> mappings, but screen seems to have made some errors.  Note "\E[5~" 

no - that's a characteristic of termcap relative to curses (one can have
more than one capability associated with a given string - since termcap
library doesn't decode function keys, it's up to the application to decide
what to do with it).

> occurs twice (for previous-page and end key), and "\E[4~" is kH that is 
> (according to 'man 5 terminfo') "lower-left key (home down)" - whatever 
> that means it isn't end key which it should be. 

The key that curses returns is implementation-defined (most likely the
first one found in the list of strings).  I've deprecated those duplicates
in my own terminal descriptions.
>   Klaus 

Thomas E. Dickey

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