On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 2:06 PM, Richard S. Gordon <rigo...@comcast.net> wrote:
> For a description of the standard and alternate character sets you might > checkout: > > > 1. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VT100 > > No info. > > 1. http://vt100.net/docs/vt100-tm/ek-vt100-tm-002.pdf > > Looks like search doesn't work in this PDF. Couldn't find "alternate" inside. > > 1. http://www.in-ulm.de/~mascheck/various/alternate_charset > > Seen that. It assumes a lot of knowledge about terminals and their problems, and I have no idea what the problem domain of this text is about. > You might also get more insight by directly contacting Thomas E. Dickey. > He has maintained ncurses since 1995-1996. His record keeping is highly > detailed. > I just need a simple answer when it is used, why it is needed and how it looks like compared to non-alternate charset.