Subject: Re: finger
To: Johan Danielsson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <email@example.com>
Date: 09/10/2002 09:35:07
>Jun-ichiro itojun Hagino <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> so kimmo should go ahead and propose it to IETF.
>Feel free to do that. But I don't think you really can extend that
>protocol, as all inputs seem to be covered.
>Actually I think that 1288 explicitly sanctions using LC_CTYPE to get
>non-ascii data printed on the terminal. That they confuse ascii with
>some generic eight bit character set can probably be ignored, it's a
>common mistake and it's quite obvious what they meant.
>2.2. Data format
> Any data transferred MUST be in ASCII format, with no parity, and
> with lines ending in CRLF (ASCII 13 followed by ASCII 10). This
> excludes other character formats such as EBCDIC, etc. This also
> means that any characters between ASCII 128 and ASCII 255 should
> truly be international data, not 7-bit ASCII with the parity bit set.
i don't think so. "international data" is unclear here. is it utf-8?