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Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 00:16:28 +0200
From: Dominique Martinet <>
Subject: Re: terminal emulators' processing of escape sequences

Solar Designer wrote on Wed, May 17, 2017:
> On Tue, May 02, 2017 at 12:05:27AM +0200, Robert ??wi??cki wrote:
> > A harmless example from rxvt - pushing back the new-line character:
> > 
> > $ echo -ne "\eGQ;"
> > ;$ 0
> > bash: 0: command not found
> Does this also affect rxvt-unicode?

Yes (at least on rxvt-unicode 9.21 and 9.22)

Actually, on rxvt 2.7.10 this will try to execute the command '1'
instead so I'd wager they meant urxvt from the start... But both are
similarily affected anyhow.

Dominique Martinet

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