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    last time I checked, adb logcat didn’t filter escape codes - fun way of sending android developers colorful messages.

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      I remember finding a bug like this in Apple Terminal; I ended up writing a blog post about it for my employer at the time:

      https://web-beta.archive.org/web/20090625043244/http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com:80/blog/2009/06/05/whats-worse-than-finding-a-bug-in-your-apple

      (Search for TPTI-09-04 on that page if you want to skip past the unrelated intro.)

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        I wish escape sequences to be simpler. What do we need more than this:

        • \033[*m - colour, boldness, reverse video
        • \033[K, \033[J - clear the screen or a line.
        • \r, \033[*H - put the cursor at some position
        • \n, \033D, \033M - scroll up and down one line.

        Everything else can be done by combinig these and printing again.

        http://ascii-table.com/ansi-escape-sequences-vt-100.php