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Re: Would bash ever use xterm color support as default?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: Would bash ever use xterm color support as default?
Date: Sat, 21 Apr 2007 11:48:54 -0000
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shirish agarwal <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi all,
>        Most of us use bash by default. And bash is not intuitive atleast for
> people who are new to the system. I'm sure there have been suggestions made
> for this before & would be made after me and I guess the people maintaining
> bash would have some valid points why things like intelligent history
> completion, tab-completion, having color support have not been made
> defaults. Please lemme know any links or rationale which are behind these
> decisions.
>        Couple of links https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Spec/EnhancedBash as well as

however the examples given are all hardcoded, and (given the limitation
to specific terminal types) more/less work without requiring any modification
to bash.

Thomas E. Dickey

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