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Re: Alternate (PC) character set in ncurses

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Alternate (PC) character set in ncurses
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 08:10:05 -0400
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On Fri, Jun 06, 2003 at 07:47:22AM -0400, William McBrine wrote:
> Do any terminal types besides the Linux console "linux" support the
> A_ALTCHARSET to IBM PC character mapping? OR, is there a way for an
> ncurses-linked program to check for the capability directly?

I think you're talking about the smpch/rmpch strings.  A search of the
terminfo.src file suggests that cygwin, pcansi and bsdos do.  There's also the
klone+sgr piece, but terminals used for some of the derived entries (such as
"ansi") don't really implement the IBM PC character mapping.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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