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Bug#293506: Debian sarge RC2 NewWorld PowerMac installation report

On Sat, Feb 12, 2005 at 11:15:12PM -0500, Rick_Thomas wrote:
> I'll give it another try on Monday or Tuesday -- next time I have access
> to the subject computer.
> I figured it was a typescript.  Is there some magic command in vim that
> will turn a typescript of a curses program into readable text? All the
> screen manipulation escape sequences make it difficult to read.


> Certainly "cat" will reproduce on the screen what I saw as I was running
> the program -- minus the pauses for reading stuff as it flies past.  But
> that's not really much better.
> Just a thought.  Obviously you were able to extract useful information
> from it.  How did you do that?

Once you get used to it it's not that hard to read, and I think you'll
find that the paragraph Joey quoted was in plain text.


Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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