Re: Bug#61792: marked as done (telnet: Can't type non-ascii chars.)
> > For some reason, this worked in slink by default, therefore this is breaking
> > background compatibility. Please get that option back.
> That's because slink had a hack which broke SunOS and the RFC.
> > Anyway, it seems it's SunOS telnetd which is broken. And there's a
> > workaround for it, I saw it in a related bug report. Besides, glibc 2.1
> > breaks a lot more stuff, yet we all still use it just fine.
> Not only does it break Solaris, it also breaks RH 6.1.
In which form?
Obviously you don't care about all this, but defaulting to US ASCII only is
horribly broken, and deserves an open bug in the database.