Subject: Re: finger
To: T.SHIOZAKI <email@example.com>
From: Kimmo Suominen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/12/2002 08:45:10
Also, what about the security implications of -i with multi-byte
character sets? I don't see anything in the code for protecting
| From: Kimmo Suominen <email@example.com>
| Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 08:42:08 -0400
| This patch still removes the capability of detecting the environment of
| the user, and automatically displaying proper characters. It is not
| necessary to remove that to implement -8.
| + Kim
| | From: "T.SHIOZAKI" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
| | Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 18:14:50 +0900
| | > As you probably could tell from my commit message, I was not happy with
| | > the fingerd change myself. I just wanted to have a quick hack to make
| | > myself happy by seeing 8-bit data from fingerd. I should have taken th
| | e
| | > two more minutes that it took to do it right.
| | >
| | > I just committed a -8 option to finger(1) and fingerd(8), which enable
| | > true 8-bit pass-through. The -i option is gone from fingerd(8).
| | Please stop committing before convergence of the discussion...
| | My patch is not quick hack but an appropriate change to conform to
| | rfc1288 in its own way, although there are some compromised points due
| | to imperfection of rfc1288 and concern about actuality of terminals.
| | http://mail-index.netbsd.org/tech-userlevel/2002/09/11/0008.html
| | I got several comments about it and explained about them.
| | I intend to wait for one day again.
| | If there is no other significant objection, I will commit it tomorrow.