Subject: Re: finger
To: Kimmo Suominen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: None <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/2002 10:47:12
>I would like to keep the functionality that the user can specify
>the character set that his/her terminal can display. Just like
>with other programs, e.g. vi, this is done with LANG or LC_CTYPE.
>Verifying the locale setting of the user does not prevent from
>adding protocol level support for character sets in the future,
>if such protocol extension is ever added.
that's backwards. you propose protocol changes to ietf, and then
we can add such functionality into finger/fingerd.