[ Brian May writes ] > .... > 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? I'd like to note that solaris telnet has a -8 flag. And it works connecting to other systems, and it works connecting to solaris. So by de facto standards, if debian telnet -8 does not work to solaris, then debian telnet is broken.