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Re: terminfo: missing 'dim' capability on 'screen'

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: terminfo: missing 'dim' capability on 'screen'
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:06:36 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 03:33:27PM +0200, Leonardo Brondani Schenkel wrote:
> I tested both screen 4.00.03 and tmux 1.9 and they seem to support the
> "\E[2m" sequence to enter "dim mode". They seem to be interpreting the
> sequence instead of just forwarding it to the underlying terminal,
> because when I start either of them using a different $TERM (such as
> 'ansi') then "\E[2m" stops working.
> However, the 'dim' capability is not present in the definition of
> 'screen' in the latest version of the terminfo database (version 1.525,
> 2014-10-19 01:16:56). Is this a deliberate omission or an oversight?

Offhand, an oversight (will verify...).

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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