[TUHS] Seeking wisdom from Unix Greybeards

Theodore Y. Ts'o tytso at mit.edu
Fri Nov 27 00:51:34 AEST 2020

On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 05:22:55PM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Hi Grant,
> > wondering if there is a better way to generate the output from
> > the code in a way that respects TERMinal capabilites.
>     tput setf 4; date; tput sgr0
> See terminfo(5).
> (BTW, I don't think the question is worthy of TUHS.)

To make this a bit more TUHS-focused, was there anything that had
similar functionality which pre-dated Bill Joy and termcap in late

(I'll note that in recent years, most people seem to have not bothered
with terminfo, given that all the world's a Vax^H^H^HSun^H^H^HLinux
^H^H^H^Hxterm.  :-)

						- Ted

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