bash and 8-bit characters

Demmer, Thomas
Fri Feb 5 04:18:00 GMT 1999

OK, I give up.
I tried to convince bash that over here umlauts are perfectly
legal characters, and there is no need to beep whenever I hit
a "ö" or such. I snarfed an /etc/termcap from my Linux machine, 
where this is no problem, but to no avail. Funny enough, self compiled
C programs don't care about bash, while less from the distribution does.
What the heck am I doing wrong or am I missing?

Thanks a lot

Thomas Demmer
KJS R&D Munich
Phone: +49 89 62738 6302
Fax    : +49 89 62738 86302

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   If a train stops at a train station,
   what then happens at a work station?

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