[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

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

Michael Stone <mstone@debian.org> wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 09, 2000 at 08:44:26AM +1000, Herbert Xu wrote:
>> 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

I said that, that was the situation in slink.  This unfortunately broke some
versions of SunOS and more importantly, the RFC.

> 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?

If it didn't brake systems like Solaris 7 or RedHat 6.1, I would've done that.
Debian GNU/Linux 2.1 is out! ( http://www.debian.org/ )
Email:  Herbert Xu ~{PmV>HI~} <herbert@gondor.apana.org.au>
Home Page: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/
PGP Key: http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/pubkey.txt

Reply to: