Re: [dev] [PATCH] Reorder-and-extend-glyph-attributes

From: FRIGN <>
Date: Sat, 2 Aug 2014 11:38:20 +0200

On Sat, 02 Aug 2014 11:20:38 +0200
Christoph Lohmann <> wrote:

> There are two use cases for two blinking modes: Showing the advanced
> technology of st. If the refactoring works, this shows the flexibility
> of the st vt100 implementation. It’s a bit like the DEC test sequence.
> Why would it be needed?

> The second use case is to have contrast in an all blinking terminal.
> Maybe an escape sequence could be useful to define the blinking inter-
> val.
> I’m against fast blinking. Either apply variable blinking support (with
> fast blinking being a special case) or just keep the binary state of
> blinking or not blinking.

Given variable-blinking is not in the standard, chosing either of these
possibilities is not that hard.
I'm also against fast blinking.



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