• Subject: Re: TN5250 - console (SVGA-lib)
  • From: Scott Klement <klemscot@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Aug 2001 23:07:16 -0500 (CDT)

Whoops... sorry about the blank message, I hit the wrong key.

I've tried to get svgalib to work on FreeBSD, and haven't had any
success.  It just crashes.   So, I'm not going to be much help there.

Kylix is a commercial product, isn't it?  Wouldn't that be conflict
with the tn5250 license?

On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Scott Klement wrote:
> On Mon, 6 Aug 2001, Patrick Bielen wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > A while ago i asked if it was possible to run tn5250 at the console with 
> > font-switching for the 132-screens.
> > 
> > A developer of tn5250 said that might be possible to program it with 
> > SVGA-lib, now my question is, is this gonna be implented or not ?
> > 
> > The reason why i ask this, is because the fonts are great at the console, 
> > still suck at X, even with the truetype support these days.
> > And the fact that xt5250 font- and screen-switching is very anyoing....
> > from little to big,  back to little and so on, not quite fun to work with.
> > Also somethimes screen-refreshing is uncorrect.
> > 
> > At the other hand, these days we got Kylix for Linux, maybe a good idea to 
> > port it to kylix ? , where you are able to create your own screens with 
> > own choosen fonts and so on.... i think screen-handling is beter under 
> > also. As a matter of fact, it is just an idea of mine, excuse me if i'm 
> > 
> > Greetings
> > 
> > P. Bielen

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