> We're doing this for security reasons. FTP is an insecure protocol and > there are no reasons to prefer it over HTTPS for downloading resources. > Also, a part of the FTP code is very old, unsafe and hard to maintain > and we found a lot of security bugs in it in the past.
I know this used to be (is?) a widely used feature, but I can second these considerations. It's not right to waste smart network engineering time on decades old legacy code and it's likely even harder to justify a rewrite. _______________________________________________ dev-platform mailing list email@example.com https://lists.mozilla.org/listinfo/dev-platform