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

Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> writes:

> yes, so? how is that relevant? disabling the telnet daemon doesn't
> require deleting the telnet client binary. as a communications protocol,
> telnet is dangerously insecure. as a diagnostic tool, the telnet client
> still has some use.

The alleged breakage was in Debian's telnet *client*.

> BTW, using telnet to check port 25, 80, 8080 or 3128 or whatever
> connections doesn't require an 8-bit clean client.

HTTP is an 8 bit protocol.

FWIW, could netcat supersede telnet for debugging?


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