Is there a way to get the Emacs terminal emulator to support cursor movement escape sequences beyond its vt100 features? A specific example is CHA (Cursor-Character-Absolute), e.g.
ESC[0G should move the cursor to column 0. CHA and a few other sequences were added as part of ISO-6429 (ECMA-48).
Try this rudimentary test in eterm and another terminal emulator:
In eterm (
M-x term or
M-x multi-term) you will see:
In Terminal.app I see:
For a full featured test check out vttest (
brew install test for me).