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SubjectRe: Unicode console patch
On Tue, 2 Feb 1999, Marcin Dalecki wrote:

> Ahh we are going to implement STREAMS of some kind in kernel then...

Nonononononono... maybe something _vaguely_ similar but _highly_
specialized and lean. Not STREAMS. No. No way.

> Yes! Ever looked at the terminfo record for the sun console
> terminal. I think the current linux tty driver does already
> far too much in the kernel itself.
> The rest should be handled by a pty user land programm.
>
> (Basically I think this should all be done as an extension to the
> GNU screen programm.)

I'm using screen now as it happens. Having looked at the code
I would be tempted to start from scratch though. No offence to
anyone :-).

Mike

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