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Re: Bug#61792: marked as done (telnet: Can't type non-ascii chars.)

On Wed, Apr 05, 2000 at 07:39:08PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> > > That's because slink had a hack which broke SunOS and the RFC.
> > 
> > Great :/
> I forgot to add that the hack was done (and removed) upstream, not here.

Nevertheless it is still broken. :(

> > > Not only does it break Solaris, it also breaks RH 6.1.
> > 
> > So it's definately a bug in our telnet? Then I withdraw my request.
> And this breakage occurs with -8, which is why no one saw it with slink.

So, slink version of telnet has 8-bit support, but not through -8 option?
And that 8-bit support is a broken hack, while the support through option
-8 is valid?

Funny, I was able to telnet to SunOS (5.6) from a slink machine just fine...
8-bit characters displayed just fine.

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