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Re: Terminal - a good terminal?

Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org> wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * Jeff Teunissen [Thu, Oct 07 2004, 02:20:31AM]:

>> > If we are going to allow generic names, then obviously they would be
>> > applied to the most commonly used or "best for the novice" example, so
>> > I'm pretty sure that GNUstep apps aren't going to get them.
>> On one of those counts, many GNUstep-using apps often win over their
>> "competition". e.g. Terminal is a _very_ nice terminal emulator with
>> excellent compatibility (it does UTF-8 well, and emulates the Linux console

> Who said that the "linux" console is a good kind of terminal emulation?

It is not.  (iirc, "Terminal" is based on libvte, and therefore has a different
set of defects).

btw, the LWN cite was interesting, but full of misinformation (as are most LWN

> PS: I should create a big x-terminal-emulator survey/shootout.

that's fated to be won by the people with the loudest voices.

Thomas E. Dickey

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