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Re: lockups in 1.7.8p4

On Tue, 26 Mar 1996, Seth I. Rich wrote:

> YES, I know this is a no-longer-supported version of the server, but this is
> the weirdest MOO bug(?) I've seen in eons, and I'm just curious if anyone
> else has run into it.
> We've got an out-of-the-box LambdaMOO 1.7.8p4 server, with
> open_network_connection enabled, running a LambdaCore-based MOO, on an
> AIX machine (I think).  If a user types a command for which argstr has
> length greater than eighty characters, the server drops that command and
> refuses to take more input from the connection.  However, the user is
> still able to -receive- data.
> Has anyone ever seen this before?

Yup, but on a smaller scale...  This happens to me, personally, when I'm 
connecting straight from a dumb-terminal to the MOO.  Since the MOO does 
no terminal emulation whatsoever, I have always just expected this, more 
or less.

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