mterm (was: Re: VT100 under SIMH)

From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Wed Sep 1 23:00:24 2004

> > I've been threatening to buy a 3rd party terminal emulator for Mac OS
>> X, but I simply can't find one that works they way I want. Most
>> don't handle the double-height fonts correctly,
>Making double-width and double-height work was one of the things I put
>some trouble into when writing mterm. Its decansi mode is a pretty
>good VT-100 emulator for output, and in many respects for input too.
>See - the mterm.README
>file is a bit out of date, but you may find it of some use, and
>mterm.doc should be correct.
>Suggestions for improvements welcomed.

Has anyone been able to build this for Mac OS X? The various little
testing tools run under quite nicely. However, after I
*finally* managed to build mterm, they just generate escape
sequences. It sounds most interesting though, I think I'm going to
have to find time to try this out on another Unix box.


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