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

On Sun, Apr 09, 2000 at 08:44:26AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
> Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> wrote:
> > 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?)
> That's what made people report #60386.

I thought someone said in a previous message that the problem was not that
8 bit was being done, but that it was being done incorrectly. Since the
use of 8 bit seems to be all right in most circumstances, and essential
in others, doesn't it make sense to make 8 bit the default as long as
there's a way to override that?

Mike Stone

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