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Re: joe 128+ ASCII characters (was Re: EURO patch)



On Sun, Nov 29, 1998 at 12:35:20AM -0500, Avery Pennarun wrote:
> The author hasn't released an update to joe for years.

    While that is a wonderful testiment of the pure power of joe (in that it
is still quite comparable to editors which have been updated for the past 3+
years) it still does not negate the fact that the default is -asis turned
off and all it takes to turn it on is one CNTL-D (in joe).

> Every other editor and e-mail program I know defaults to showing
> high-ascii characters, and I think that's a much more democratic measure :)

    Do most of the terminal programs out there also default to showing
high-ascii properly?

    Loaded question as they don't.  Here's another one...  Does less default
to showing high ascii?  :)

    It is currently in the hands of the individual to RTFM.

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