[Openmcl-devel] Faceless Background Server Behavior
Sven Van Caekenberghe
sven at beta9.be
Thu Jan 9 10:40:18 UTC 2003
Some years ago I too wrote a TelnetInputStream and TelnetOutputStream
in Java that was similary minimal in that it answered NO to most
negociation options: that code is still in production today at a
client's site, used by up to 40 clients each day. I never ran in size
problems, but I can imagine they exist.
But I was not so much interested in a faithfull implementation of
telnet (although I agree that it would be useful, even a minimal one).
What I would like is the remote listener interface (using telnet at the
client side is more like a convenience, options should not really be an
I was looking at
and reading the code in l1-readloop[-lds].lisp and friends (hard ;-).
Maybe setting *terminal-io* to some socket stream and starting
(toplevel) could do it ? Probably very much oversimplified...
When I find some more time, I will try something, and I will ask again
how to wire it to the openmcl toplevel.
On Thursday, January 9, 2003, at 11:03 AM, Gary Byers wrote:
> A full-blown telnet server would certainly be useful (as would
> a minimalist one which just told the client "NO" during option
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