Re: Terminal issues in fresh install
David <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> Daniel Burrows <email@example.com> 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:
>> (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