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Re: [PATCH]console:UTF-8 mode compatibility fixes

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [PATCH]console:UTF-8 mode compatibility fixes
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 20:43:56 -0500 (EST)

On Sat, 18 Feb 2006, Adam Tla�~Bka wrote:

Hmm, I don't know how current ncurses treat terminfo definition in UTF-8 mode and what linux terminal definition you are using in you test system. There are different definitions floating around in different distributions which

Since we're talking about ncurses, there are not "different definitions floating around". Different distributions may of course have their favorite tweaks, but ncurses definition for Linux console doesn't change
that much over the past ten years.

are slightly different especially as we talk about acsc chars and enacs, smacs and rmacs sequences. Which is also wrong approach so there should be one proper definition of the linux console. Maybe kernel developers should prepare some most compatible and acceptable one.
I can post the one I am using today:

...of course, this one isn't like any of the variations I've seen.
But you knew that.  (Aside from the acs/enacs/rmacs/smacs changes,
I'm curious what happened to ich/ich1).

Thomas E. Dickey

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