4 Sep 2005 habes   » (Journeyer)

Last week I was complaining how complicated terminal emulation is, but it turns out the situation is much worse than I thought.

Here is the state diagram required to parse VT escape sequences robustly.

Something needs to be done. We need a new text-mode interface network protocol that is much, much simpler. Emulating VT100s in 2005 is nuts.

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