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Re: ncurses line drawing characters terminfo problem?
- From: "Andrew B. Clegg" <september2003 at nervechannel dot nildram dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2003 20:13:37 +0100 (BST)
- Subject: Re: ncurses line drawing characters terminfo problem?
On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Charles Wilson wrote:
> > Lucida Console in both Win console and rxvt...
> Ah, that's the problem. Try LucidaConsoleP (patched) from
> Or the vgafonts from the same location. LuConP is just LucidaConsoleP,
> patched to put the line draw chars where codepage:oem can find them.
Just to satisfy my curiosity, how come codepage:oem can find the right
characters when you're in a Windows console but not when you're in an rxvt
window? Is it Windows' fault?
I don't really use rxvt but I'd like to cover the issue in the
cygwin-specific readme for tetrix...
> It'd be nice to distribute LuConP with rxvt, but there's that whole
> copyright thing...
But you don't mind 'distributing' them in a publically archived mailing
list? Brave man :-O
Would you object to that link being mentioned in the above-mentioned
Someone once told me you can't copyright a font (under US law at least)
because that would give you copyright over things written *in* that font,
but I always suspected it was BS and of course IANAL.
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