RFC 858 (rfc858) - Page 1 of 2


Telnet Suppress Go Ahead Option



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Network Working Group                                          J. Postel
Request for Comments: 858                                    J. Reynolds
                                                                     ISI
Obsoletes: NIC 15392                                            May 1983

                    TELNET SUPPRESS GO AHEAD OPTION


This RFC specifies a standard for the ARPA Internet community.  Hosts on
the ARPA Internet are expected to adopt and implement this standard.

1.  Command Name and Code

   SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD     3

2.  Command Meanings

   IAC WILL SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD

      The sender of this command requests permission to begin
      suppressing transmission of the TELNET GO AHEAD (GA) character
      when transmitting data characters, or the sender of this command
      confirms it will now begin suppressing transmission of GAs with
      transmitted data characters.

   IAC WON'T SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD

      The sender of this command demands to begin transmitting, or to
      continue transmitting, the GA character when transmitting data
      characters.

   IAC DO SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD

      The sender of this commannd requests that the sender of data start
      suppressing GA when transmitting data, or the sender of this
      command confirms that the sender of data is expected to suppress
      transmission of GAs.

   IAC DON'T SUPPRESSS-GO-AHEAD

      The sender of this command demands that the receiver of the
      command start or continue transmitting GAs when transmitting data.

3.  Default

   WON'T SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD

   DON'T SUPPRESS-GO-AHEAD

      Go aheads are transmitted.



Postel & Reynolds


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