On Wed, 21 Mar 2007 14:45:39 -0800 "Peter A. Giessel" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> On 2007/03/21 14:29, Jeffrey Goldberg seems to have typed: > > <Rant> > > As an aside, I'd like to rant that there is no reason for ftp to > > exist anymore. Sure it is stateful in a way that HTTP isn't, but > > that isn't enough to justify its continued use. > > > > <Qualification> > > Of course having recently displayed my ignorance of how these > > things work, > > I'm in no position to make such proclamations. > > </Qualification> > > </Rant> > > Two reasons: > 1) FTP supports "resume" for a partial download Which is actually inferior to the support for byte-ranges in HTTP 1.1 Download utilities that support multiple TCP connections have to resort to breaking them to work with FTP. _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"