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Re: Probable mistake in vte-256color

From: Leonardo Brondani Schenkel
Subject: Re: Probable mistake in vte-256color
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2016 19:53:44 +0100
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On 17/01/2016 00:23, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> no... I think I overlooked the comment.  That particular line dates from
> 2007.  There was an interval of several years between various terminal
> developers announcing "xterm 256colors" and getting around to implementing
> the escape sequence to update the palette (and oddly enough, generally
> not mentioning this in their release notes or change history except in
> the most obscure terms).  For VTE, it seems this was addressed in 2009
> according to my note:
> # 2012-11-02
> #     * reviewed vte-2012, reverted most of the change since it was incorrect
> #       based on testing with tack -TD
> #     * un-cancel the initc in vte-256color, since this was implemented
> #       starting with version 0.20 in 2009 -TD
> In a quick check,
>       PuTTY 0.62 is hardcoded
>       Konsole 15.08.0 is hardcoded
>       mlterm implements the palette control (enough for terminfo anyway)
>       VTE (seen in gnome-terminal 3.18.2) works correctly.

Makes sense. Thanks for the info.
// Leonardo.

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