[RndTbl] X11 - LOL

Mike Pfaiffer high.res.mike at gmail.com
Thu Oct 13 12:27:18 CDT 2011

On 11-10-13 11:32 AM, Adam Thompson wrote:
>> 	XFree.conf... HAH! I remember hand editing the termcaps and
>> printcaps files. THOSE were an improvement from what I gather.
> N00b.  I'm the *author* of (I think) six terminfo/termcap entries, at
> least two of which still ship with ncurses.  :-D
> (My DEC VT220, VT320&  VT420 entries were more complete, less buggy, and
> faster than the official DEC versions, because apparently no-one on the
> ULTRIX team ever bothered to read the !@#$%^&* reference manual for those
> terminals.  The official versions remain in place, however, because they
> were, well, official.)
> OTOH, I never had to do printcaps.
> -Adam

	Like so many projects I was only partially successful with my efforts. 
I was working on one for the Wyse 50 (the existing one wasn't very 
complete). At least I managed to get the arrow keys working.

	The printcap file I was working on was for the Okidata 92. It never did 
work properly.


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