Re: SV: vt220 or higher and 8 bit terminal with latin-1
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 07:33:58 -0800 (PST)
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I have found ckermit and MS-kermit 3.16, and according to other users, these will do the trick. I don't think that this verision of MS-kermit emulates the "linux console", Kermit95 does (but if the computer was able to run win95, I would of course run linux in the first place instead). Anyhow, the vt320 emulation is good enough for me with latin-1 support! I haven't tried the setup myself yet though, but I will soon. One can hope that "linux console" emulation will be supported by MS-kermit in the future.
Probably, but I had no idea anything could do 8-bit terminal input in the
Probably would need to base the terminal emulator off an older one. It
would be trying to run as close to `console' as possible. Minimum
requirements for me are supporting UTF-8 IO and propogating host display
settings to the remote. Full Unicode support (And I guess I could see
about adding GGI support as well) would be saved for later. What terminals
would you suggest to study for a good overview of the control sequences?
This will be officially going onto my ITW list, and I might even find time
to get started in the next couple months.
On Tue, 25 Jan 2000, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> I do not think so. These programs are a bit old, and UTF-8 is pretty new, isn't it?
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> On Sat, 22 Jan 2000, Hans Ekbrand wrote:
> > I have problems with this: Conex7.5 on the DOS-side of the null-modem cabel
> > and getty 38400 vt220 in /etc/inittab
> > The problem is that ascii characters in the 160-255 range is displayed
> > alright, but I can't type them from the terminal(emulator). I don't think
> > conex is the problem, but everything worked alright when I used Telix3.5 and
> > 8 bit vt102 emulation. (I thought 8-bit emulation was implemented firstly
> > with the vt220, but debian did 8 bit with vt102, conex only does 8-bit emulation in vt220 and higher). I'd
> > rather not use Telix as it is very slow on my XT-laptop.
> > Anyone got vt220 or higher working with 8-bit terminals? How do I set it up?
> Would you know if any of these terminal emulators could also handle UTF-8
> or full Unicode for input and display?
> I'm considering hacking the console UTF-8 support (IF I can find the
> package again) to work over serial link and possibly switch between
> vt102/UTF-8/Unicode, and I'm hoping there's some prior art someone happens
> to know about.
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