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Re: [Nmh-workers] colorized/highlighted scan output?

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] colorized/highlighted scan output?
Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2012 22:13:31 -0500

Ken wrote:

> But it occurs to me that we shouldn't actually do any of this for a
> "don't count this" format escape, because that stuff should live
> outside of the normal string handling routines in fmt_scan().  Also,
> I'm with Tom that I'm not so crazy about putting knowledge of ANSI
> escape sequences directly into fmt_scan(), because who knows if your
> terminal supports them?


> David, do you want to implement this?

Will do.  Any suggestions on what to call the escape function?
"esc" was might first thought but it might be confusing to
talk about/describe in the man page.  "fmtesc"?  "invisible"?


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