Re: Call for testing: Fix for DELETE / BACKSPACE problems in experimental
2011/10/30 Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Seems to work fine, although I haven't tested what happens when you
> connect to non-Debian systems which have kbs=^H in the xterm terminfo.
Connecting to FreeBSD works (FreeBSD has kbs=^H, but its userland-side
of this is more tollerant and accepts 0x7F as well).
I don't know about others. Anyone can check?
> Overall xterm seems like a nice improvement over cons25(-debian), the
> only problem is that Emacs apparently sets up colors for a light
> background, resulting in minibuffer prompts that are barely readable
> (dark blue on black).
This seems like a userland problem. Is either ncurses or emacs at
fault, or does it just mean it's wrong for a terminal with black
background to use "xterm"?
Doesn't xterm, the application, have the same problem? ISTR it had