Xterm, rxvt, mrxvt, etc....

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Sun May 6 10:27:00 GMT 2007

On Sat, 5 May 2007, Charles Wilson wrote:

> The fact is, rxvt upstream is dead, dead, dead. It has shuffled off this 
> mortal coil.  Joined the choir invisible. It is an EX-terminal. The terminal 
> is terminal.

thanks for agreeing with me.  It has no maintainer.

> Frankly, I prefer rxvt-unicode on X -- even in non-unicode mode -- because

yes (does cygwin finally have unicode support? - no one's mentioned it
on this list at all).

>>     http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2006-05/msg00002.html
> Wait: an announcement of a release (and not even the most recent 
> announcement) is your evidence that a package is unmaintained?  Isn't that a 
> bit backwards?

>> google's not showing me a recent maintainer for the code.
> Hmm. 
> http://www.google.com/search?q=site:cygwin.com+inurl:cygwin-announce+rxvt+20050409&hl=en&filter=0

thanks - I didn't add in the "announce", and found _only_ old references.
Not much traffic.

Thomas E. Dickey

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