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Re: [COLD] ~non_terminated...

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Sat Jul 27 15:09:46 1996 )

Date: Sat, 27 Jul 1996 12:54:16 -0600 (MDT)
From: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@tombstone.sunrem.com>
To: coldstuff@cold.org
In-Reply-To: <199607271755.SAA02649@aaaaaaaa.demon.co.uk>

On Sat, 27 Jul 1996, Andrew Wilson wrote:
> Oh, and another thing...
> The ~non_terminated behaviour is there to make output to telnet
> clients look neat:
>     Please enter yes or no [yes]: no
>     ^ server output.............. ^ user input
> Which is kind of pointless if you're not using telnet, but are
> instead using a 'split screen' client which separates input from
> output.

Well, most split screen clients that I am familiar with (tf/vt) still 
handle it (they just put the prompt down in the input window).

However, this behaviour can be disabled with:

@set terminated-tell=no

(It should actually be the default for _new_ users, its just in the ALPHA 
the user is actually me, so it was on).