RFC 885 (rfc885) - Page 1 of 2


Telnet end of record option



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Network Working Group                                          J. Postel
Request for Comments: 885                                            ISI
                                                           December 1983

                      TELNET END OF RECORD OPTION


This RFC specifies a standard for the ARPA Internet community.  Hosts on
the ARPA Internet that need to mark record boundaries within Telnet
protocol data are expected to adopt and implement this standard.

1.  Command Name and Code

   END-OF-RECORD     25

2.  Command Meanings

   IAC WILL END-OF-RECORD

      The sender of this command requests permission to begin
      transmission of the Telnet END-OF-RECORD (EOR) code when
      transmitting data characters, or the sender of this command
      confirms it will now begin transmission of EORs with transmitted
      data characters.

   IAC WON'T END-OF-RECORD

      The sender of this command demands to stop transmitting, or to
      refuses to begin transmitting, the EOR code when transmitting data
      characters.

   IAC DO END-OF-RECORD

      The sender of this command requests that the sender of data start
      transmitting the EOR code when transmitting data, or the sender of
      this command confirms that the sender of data is expected to
      transmit EORs.

   IAC DON'T END-OF-RECORD

      The sender of this command demands that the receiver of the
      command stop or not start transmitting EORs when transmitting
      data.

3.  Default

   WON'T END-OF-RECORD

   DON'T END-OF-RECORD

   END-OF-RECORD is not transmitted.


Postel


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