Re: [dev] a few questions about watch in ubase

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Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 20:08:47 +0200

> Is it appropriate to use ANSI escape codes in the program rather than
> using something like tput or terminfo, or to just execute the "clear"
> command? Are the escape codes portable?

No, they are not. The problem here is that a lot of ppl in suckless
think that doesn't matter to keep the compatibility in the terminal
world. I have said that this is an eror, and everytime that I use
some of these programs in a dumb terminal I see the garbage due to
the escape sequences.
Received on Mon Apr 25 2016 - 20:08:47 CEST

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