- CMD-double-clicking anywhere on a URL just works in Terminal. It always launches the URL in my Mac's default application for that URL scheme (http, mailto, etc.). I had problems getting this type of thing to work in iTerm.
- I can set up Terminal so that I can use "Option-click to position cursor" (via a checkbox in Window Settings > Emulation). This is especially useful when I'm composing a message in the default Pine composer (pico), which has only rudimentary built-in screen-navigation commands. AFAICT, iTerm supports this only when using an xterm or rxvt Terminal type, but, as I posted in this interesting thread in comp.sys.mac.apps, I could not get this to work in all cases.
- Colors are nicer in Terminal. In iTerm, all the colors seem to have a tinge of gray. I care about colors because I use colors extensively in Pine to help me manage my incoming and archived IMAP and NNTP messages.
- Fonts are crisper in Terminal. (At least my current favorite monospace font, Monaco, is crisper.)
- Everything seems faster in Terminal than in iTerm, including screen drawing, clicking, and typing.
If you have any tips for using iTerm or Terminal, please post them here.
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