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wlterm: the native Wayland terminal emulator
Posted Sep 27, 2012 16:00 UTC (Thu) by dvdhrm (subscriber, #85474)
vt220 is almost fully supported and many extended feature are also available, but it doesn't pass all vttest tests. Things like double-width/height lines are still missing, but these are also rarely used today. Main focus was on making vim/emacs/mc/etc. work correctly (which currently do) and now we try to get full compliance to nearly all xterm features. But vttest is used heavily for testing.
Posted Sep 27, 2012 16:00 UTC (Thu) by Yorick (subscriber, #19241)
Some of these "mandated" features are actually negative, as they make it too easy to get the terminal into a broken state, or can be outright security holes.
Posted Sep 27, 2012 16:42 UTC (Thu) by butlerm (subscriber, #13312)
Posted Sep 29, 2012 7:07 UTC (Sat) by quanstro (guest, #77996)
Posted Sep 27, 2012 16:22 UTC (Thu) by mpr22 (subscriber, #60784)
Posted Sep 27, 2012 19:28 UTC (Thu) by josh (subscriber, #17465)
Posted Sep 27, 2012 19:43 UTC (Thu) by bkw1a (subscriber, #4101)
If I ever knew about it, I'd forgotten. I think it's interesting that all of the tektronix and vt52 stuff is only the last 6% or so of this long file.
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