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Telnet terminal type option



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Network Working Group                                     Marvin Solomon
Request for Comments: 884                                 Edward Wimmers
                                       University of Wisconsin - Madison
                                                           December 1983

                      TELNET TERMINAL TYPE OPTION


This RFC specifies a standard for the ARPA Internet community.  Hosts on
the ARPA Internet that exchange terminal type information within the
Telnet protocol are expected to adopt and implement this standard.

1. Command Name and Code

   TERMINAL-TYPE    24

2. Command Meanings

   IAC WILL TERMINAL-TYPE

      Sender is willing to send terminal type information in a
      subsequent sub-negotiation

   IAC DO TERMINAL-TYPE

      Sender is willing to receive terminal type information in a
      subsequent sub-negotiation

   IAC DON'T TERMINAL-TYPE

      Sender refuses to accept terminal type information

   IAC WON'T TERMINAL-TYPE

      Sender refuses to send terminal type information

   IAC SB TERMINAL-TYPE SEND IAC SE

      Sender requests receiver to transmit his (the receiver's) terminal
      type. The code for SEND is 1. (See below.)

   IAC SB TERMINAL-TYPE IS ... IAC SE

      Sender is stating the name of his terminal type. The code for IS
      is 0. (See below.)








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