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Subject: RFC 2840 on Telnet Kermit Option
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Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 17:23:09 -0700
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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.

        RFC 2840

        Title:	    TELNET KERMIT OPTION
        Author(s):  J. Altman, F. da Cruz
        Status:     Informational
	Date:       May 2000
        Pages:      12
        Characters: 42775
        Updates/Obsoletes/SeeAlso:  None

        I-D Tag:    draft-altman-telnet-kermit-server-03.txt


This document describes an extension to the Telnet protocol to allow 
the negotiation, coordination, and use of the Kermit file transfer and
management protocol over an existing Telnet protocol connection.

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