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Re: CDK Color Support

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: CDK Color Support
Date: Sun, 24 Jan 2016 18:41:35 -0500
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Sat, Jan 23, 2016 at 06:23:21PM +0330, Aarian P. Aleahmad wrote:
> Hi there
> As we know, ncurses can support up to 256 colors and 256 color

ncurses can, but CDK cannot.  CDK relies upon putting everything
into a chtype value (which limits colors in ncurses to 64 pairs).

To get 256 colors in ncurses, CDK would have to use cchar_t structures,
but - take a look at how many places CDK uses chtype, to see why
I've not worked on that...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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