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Re: Bug#297233: ITP: wmansied -- An ANSI/ASCII editor.

On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 21:28 +0000, Roger Leigh wrote:
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> "Nelson A. de Oliveira" <naoliv@biolinux.df.ibilce.unesp.br> writes:
> > WMAnsiEd is an ANSI editor with functions like line drawing, ellipse,
> > box, etc., written in Qt. All IBM ANSI and ASCII characters are
> "ANSI" is pretty meaningless as a "standard", since ANSI standardised
> many different things.  Perhaps you mean it implements ISO-6429
> (ECMA-48) SGR control sequences, or maybe something entirely
> different?  Either way, it would help if you were much more specific.
> (This applies equally to the other ITP.)

For most of us who grew up on IBM PC systems in the DOS days, "ANSI" was
a character set / graphics style first, and an organization second. I
don't know what the official standards for the character set and
terminal specifications are, but people who are interested are going to
be looking for "ANSI" or "ANSI graphics", not a standards document

(Compare the usage of "ISOs" to refer to CD images regardless of their
status as ISO-9660 filesystems and ISO's other standards.)
Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org>

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