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Re: Terminal issues in fresh install

David <davidpalmer@westnet.com.au> wrote:
> Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> Daniel Burrows <dburrows@debian.org> wrote:
>>>   IIRC there was a situation a few years ago where you had to install a
>>> Unicode-enabled xterm, pass "-u", or both.  Sarge dates to 2005; I'm sure
>>> that there were X terminals in 2005 that could handle UTF-8, but I don't
>>> know if the default xterm did.
>> xterm's supported UTF-8 since 1999:
>> 	http://invisible-island.net/xterm/xterm.log.html
>> (likewise, it's been possible to change the encoding)
> Default xterm doesn't but if you want xterm with utf-8, that's another 
> xterm install option.

hmm - the context is Debian (not the configure-script defaults).
iirc, Debian's packaged xterm using the wide-character support
since 2002 or so.  (Unsure what else you could mean by "another
xterm install option").

Thomas E. Dickey

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