From: Ground Zero Enterprises (
Date: 07/13/96

I have noticed when i use tintin++ to connect to my mud the first 
entrance of a password for a new character is not invisible and it puts 
an extra line before "Reenter password".  When i connect with telnet it 
works fine.

On Sat, 13 Jul 1996, Billy H. Chan wrote:

> On Thu, 11 Jul 1996, Rasmus 'Con' Ronlev wrote:
> > 
> > Well, this question might be extremely simple, but even though I've been 
> > trying to find the reason why the password is displayed, when a new char 
> > is asked to 'Give a new password for CHAR :'.
> > In interpreter.c under CON_NAME_CONFRM it does that echo_off(d) thing, 
> > that SHOULD make the entering of the password invisible, but both in my 
> > modified bpl8, and the unmodified bpl11 it displays the password.
> > What dazzles me is, that when you are asked to 'reenter' the password it 
> > is correctly hidden... 
> I recently ran across this problem with a problem player of mine (ok, I think
> he's a problem player) and did not put much thought into it other than:
> 	"Oh, your terminal emulation is not receiving the echo_off correctly
> probably because of lag time (or packets being dropped) between the site and
> your site."
> I'm prretty sure that's close enough to the truth because no one else has 
> come across this problem (except Rasmus now) so unless Rasmus is the same
> problem player (hehe), it might just be line-latency
> -- Billy  H. Chan
>    CogSci/CompSci     ResumeInside

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