Subject: Re: finger
To: Johan Danielsson <>
From: None <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 09/13/2002 23:05:23
>> you are unsure what kind of encoding is used for the data sent from
>> fingerd.
>So, if you fgetwc something that isn't in the correct coding, it's
>designed to blow up, or what?
>Why can't you just get the coding from LANG (or whatever), and just
>assume that the data is in that format, and if it isn't fgetwc or
>iswprint should complain? It will of course not work (as in produce
>meaningful output) when the charsets mismatch, but in that case you
>lose anyway.

	so, again, we need charset negotiation to avoid that "lose anyway" case!
	(how many times do i have to stress it?)