On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 03:07:36PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote: > On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 01:10:37PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote: > > On Wed, Apr 07, 2004 at 06:43:30AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote: > > > hmm - no: you're confusing the mouse pointer and the text cursor. > > > Let's settle on using the terminology in the xterm manpage. > > > > Just a minor point here... > > > > In the submitter's defense, the xterm manpage does sometimes use > > "pointer", and sometimes uses "mouse". > > > > I suggest changing "mouse" to "pointer" everywhere. > > "mouse cursor" to "mouse pointer", yes. The mouse is what you hold and > click, the pointer is what appears on the screen. Well, I'm a pedantic guy, so I call the "pointer" what you hold and click, and the "pointer cursor" what appears on the screen. Because, you see, I don't use a "mouse". Touchpads and trackballs, yes. :) > I overlooked that. The one dealing with escape sequences is my wording from > ~1996. About a third of the features weren't documented, and this was one that > I added. > > > ors: the vt100 foreground and background colors, the text cur- > > sor color, the mouse cursor foreground and background colors, > > the Tektronix emulator foreground and background colors, and As long as the manpage is internally consistent, that's good enough, I think. -- G. Branden Robinson | Psychology is really biology. Debian GNU/Linux | Biology is really chemistry. firstname.lastname@example.org | Chemistry is really physics. http://people.debian.org/~branden/ | Physics is really math.
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