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diff --git a/contrib/ncurses/man/curs_terminfo.3x b/contrib/ncurses/man/curs_terminfo.3x
index bb5c8ca6cfa3..d55fa24ce10a 100644
--- a/contrib/ncurses/man/curs_terminfo.3x
+++ b/contrib/ncurses/man/curs_terminfo.3x
@@ -26,7 +26,7 @@
.\" authorization. *
.\"***************************************************************************
.\"
-.\" $Id: curs_terminfo.3x,v 1.13 2000/07/01 20:07:34 tom Exp $
+.\" $Id: curs_terminfo.3x,v 1.14 2000/12/03 00:07:23 tom Exp $
.TH curs_terminfo 3X ""
.ds n 5
.SH NAME
@@ -253,6 +253,10 @@ In System V Release 4, the third argument of \fBtputs\fR has the type
The XSI Curses standard prototypes \fBtparm\fR with a fixed number of parameters,
rather than a variable argument list.
+That prototype assumes that none of the parameters are strings
+(or if so, that a long is big enough to hold a pointer).
+The variable argument list implemented in ncurses does not rely on
+that assumption.
XSI notes that after calling \fBmvcur\fR, the curses state may not match the
actual terminal state, and that an application should touch and refresh