svn commit: r200369 - in head: etc share/termcap

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Sun Dec 13 04:03:44 PST 2009

Doug Barton <dougb at> writes:
> To be clear, I am NOT asking for a backout ... IIRC in the thread that
> discussed this issue there were quite a few people who thought that
> FreeBSD not clearing the screen was a POLA violation since that's what
> linux does, and it's what most people are used to.

It's not "what Linux does", it's what xterm does.  Xterm did not
originate with Linux; in fact, it predates Linux by about ten years.
FreeBSD's xterm entry was deliberately crippled to lie about xterm's

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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