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

Brian May <bam@debian.org> wrote:
> So, my reading, is that there are two issues which are being confused:


> 1. Slink telnet broke RFC standards by not negotiating 8 bit properly,
> breaking compatibility with SunOS. This problem has been fixed, and is
> no longer an issue. It is not related to the next item in any way.

> 2. If -8 is used to connect to a Solaris 7 system or Redhat 6.1
> system, it won't work. Is this because the remote telnetd breaks the
> RFCs?

Unfortunately AFAIK there isn't an RFC specifying the BINARY option.
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