> 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
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