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Package: mrxvt
Version: 0.5.4-1
Severity: wishlist

It would be good to document clearly that by design Mrxvt
will never clear a full screen, it only scrolls the text
off the screen. The relevant part of 'src/screen.c' contains
this comment:

  case 2:    /* erase whole screen */
       * 2006-02-15 gi1242: As pointed out by Sabit Sayeed, Gnome terminal
       * scrolls the text off screen, instead of wiping it out completely.
       * That's seems much better so let's do it here.

This is arguably an inferior design decision, and it differs
from most other applications including Xterm and Xrvt, so it
would be worth stating this fact.

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Version: 0.5.4-2+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package mrxvt has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

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