[vox-tech] Xterm and terminal types
rod at sunsetsystems.com
Fri Dec 10 18:12:19 PST 2004
On Friday 10 December 2004 02:27 pm, Josh Parsons wrote:
> On Thu, 9 Dec 2004, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> > Since most X terminals understand "xterm" and its variants only, you'll
> > either need to use a different terminal program or a program that
> > can translate one term-speak to another.
> As I recall, vte (the terminal widget used by gnome-terminal) was designed
> to read a termcap file and configure itself to understand the escape
> sequences described in that termcap.
> Most people only ever use it with xterm, but it it ought to be possible to
> get it to emulate sco-ansi by feeding it the right termcap.
Would that be a source tweak? I can't find any command line
options for this in either gnome-terminal or vte.
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