svn commit: r186731 - head/sys/dev/syscons/teken

David O'Brien obrien at
Mon Jan 5 14:18:24 PST 2009

On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 06:22:43PM +0100, Ed Schouten wrote:
> Hello David,
> * David O'Brien <obrien at> wrote:
> > Why xterm and not vt100?
> The reason I'm proposing xterm, is because it is the best supported
> terminal type out there. Example: if we would use TERM=vt100, we would
> only get black & white. If we use TERM=vt100-color, we do get the

There's always vt340. :-)  But I see your point that color is desired.

> I hope that answers your question?

Yes - thank you for the good explanation.  I thought it might be UTF-8
related, but really don't know too much about UTF-8.

-- David  (obrien at

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