Bug#711758: buffers not cleaned before creating full screen
>>>>> "T" == Thomas Dickey <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
T> Sounds like xterm. To keep the logic simple (this is long ago...), xterm does
T> the clear-screen operation right after switching between normal/alternate
T> screens. The simplification is by reusing existing functions that do each
T> piece rather than write a special function that clears the buffer contents
T> while it is inactive.
Well ... call in security! The user thought that the contents of w3m had
safely disappeared from the screen before leaving the room, never
expecting that they would be shown to the next user, no matter how
So do clear the contents please. It can't be that expensive.