Re: [dev] [dvtm] Truecolor support

From: Paride Legovini <>
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:24:13 +0800

On 2014-10-27 21:11, wrote:
> Hi,
>> Apparently curses provides:
>> int init_color(short color, short r, short g, short b);
>> not quite sure what it does internally.
> There is no support for true color in terminfo, so curses cannot
> handle it. If your application need it the only way is to print
> directly the sequences, and the only way to detect if the terminal
> has this capability is to check TERM against a list of terminals
> that suppor it.

A simpler possibility is to let it enabled by default and let the user
switch it off with a command line argument (like it's done for the mouse
grabbing). I think it would make sense as all major terminal emulators
support true color.

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