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Re: NetworkManager and "illegal" SSID chars = crash?



On Wed, Sep 05, 2007 at 07:48:02AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> Although technically wireless SSIDs have to be alphanumeric, practically
> speaking other "asciibetic" characters work fine in MS Windows and MacOS.
> Therefore, people use them.
Actually 802.11 says SSID's are octet strings of 1-32 bytes, doesn't
have to be alphanumeric. If NM barfs on unprintable chars, then it's a bug
and should be fixed (Showing unprintable chars using escape codes
to the user etc.)

-- 
Pekka Pietikainen


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