[Nottingham] Telnet with 'comfort shell' features for talkinjg to dumb server control programs

Robert Davies nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Sat Feb 15 18:58:00 2003

On Sunday 16 February 2003 03:19, you wrote:
> Oddly enough, your answer may lie in looking for a 'MUD'
> (Multi-User-Dungeon/Deathmatch) client for whatever platform you're using -
> mcl is a good command line one, try kmuddy for a kde-based one. These have
> all the features you requested, as they are designed to make playing on
> telnet-based internet games a pleasurable experience. You'll have to pipe
> it through ssh somehow, but that is certainly possible :)

That explains some of the hits on 'comfort telnet' and some of the clients.

Where is the issue with 'piping through ssh'?  If it'll let me connect to 
localhost, then I can ssh(1) on and then do telnet, so isn't that a