Subject: Re: finger
To: Kimmo Suominen <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
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.