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Re: ACS and repeating characters

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: ACS and repeating characters
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2017 20:44:07 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 03:17:58AM +0200, Dick Wesseling wrote:
> When emitting a range of repeated characters from the Alternate
> Characer Set, EmitRange() supplies CharOf(ntext0) as the first parameter
> of 'repeat_char' without translation. For example, ACS_HLINE is
> printed as 'q' instead of \304.
> This can be reproduced with "TERM=ansi ./demo_forms".

I see (by running this in Linux console, disabling UTF-8 and using
the ncurses test-program menu f or F, if the number of graphic characters
in a row is more than 4-5, the first character becomes "q", etc).

The test wouldn't work for xterm :-)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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