Re: Bug in bpl17?

From: George Greer (
Date: 02/13/00

On Sun, 13 Feb 2000, Andrey Fidrya wrote:

>New echo_on() function's behavior is very strange in WIN95.
>Basically, user screen "freezes" after sending echo_on() until server
>sends "\r\n". Text between echo_on sequence and "\r\n" is lost! :(
>I tried to track this down:

The echo_on() we use is now the same one that every other MUD I've checked
uses. (ROM, Merc, a few others)

>If MUD server sends 3-symbol echo_on sequence "asc255,asc252,asc1"
>(this string _is surely passed_ to send() function), MUD client gets
>_nothing_ at all!
>If MUD server sends the old 5-symbol echo_on sequence "asc255,asc252,
>asc1,asc10,asc13" - MUD client receives this sequence correctly.
>So I had to replace new echo_on() with the old one. :(
>Is anyone else having this problem?
>I think it's winsock bug. :(

What MUD client?

George Greer

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