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

On Sat, Apr 08, 2000 at 05:41:51PM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 08, 2000 at 04:05:38AM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> >  When I comment something in Debian, I'm not looking for a solution for
> > myself, I know -8, I can create a telnet wrapper if I like. But that's not
> > the point. The point is that applications should support more than US ASCII
> > by default, without having to remember the switch to tell each application
> > to behave properly.
> Well, if it didn't break so many things, I would have it as the default as I
> did before people reported bugs like #60386.

If the problem was that telnet was using 8bit without negotiating
properly, why not change it to use 8bit and do the proper negotiation?
(I.e., make -8 the default, and possibly add a -7?)

Mike Stone

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