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Old 06-06-2011
telnet window size question


I'm writing a small telnet client using Erlang and the gen_tcp library.

which I respond to.

Then I receive various text output from the server, and then this:

resize: unknown character, exiting.

I'm curious as to why I do not get an IAC request for NAWS according to RFC 1073 - Telnet window size option

I tried sending IAC WILL NAWS to no avail.

Any idea what I can send to the server in order to set the window size?

As I do now have any window, I would like as large window size as possible to ease with parsing the server output.

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Old 06-06-2011
Not all telnet servers abide by every conceivable option.
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