Telnet client for Netscape (fwd)
roscho at enterprise.bih.harvard.edu
Fri Sep 15 13:35:25 EDT 1995
Yet another problem is one that we are experiencing. We provide access
to medical databases to registered clients. Some of them are now
reaching us through Netscape. When they attempt to telnet to us, the
first character in every string after a prompt must be repeated in order
to be recognized. As Netscape does not provide a telnet client to its
users, this means that we need to test all known telnet clients to find
which ones are not compatible with our gateway.
Delphi does provide its own telnet client, and it doesn't work either in
their WWW betasoftware. The problem seems to be with the NTS Stacks who
are apparently not interested in resolving it.
This is a major headache for us. Easily half of our potential WWW users
cannot use telnet to reach us. If anyone else has experienced this and
can give me some guidance, I would be most appreciative.
roscho at bih.harvard.edu
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