Proposal for BiDi in terminal emulators

Richard Wordingham via Unicode unicode at
Mon Feb 4 15:02:11 CST 2019

On Sun, 3 Feb 2019 20:50:03 +0000
Richard Wordingham via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:

> On Sun, 03 Feb 2019 20:07:51 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii via Unicode <unicode at> wrote:
> Which is why I try to remember to issue the emacs command 'M-x shell'
> command and issue grep commands from the buffer created thereby.  The
> point I'm making is that this emacs command hasn't made terminal
> emulators obsolete, even though it also does graphics.

I now discover that 'M-x term' brings up an Emacs terminal emulator.
That gives grep's output the colouring appropriate for a terminal.  The
cell widths vary from line-to-line.

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