[linux-elitists] HTTP rules, FTP sucks

Don Marti dmarti@zgp.org
Mon Oct 18 07:41:31 PDT 1999


On Mon, Oct 18, 1999 at 01:56:55AM -0700, Seth David Schoen wrote:

> I think your conclusion is correct, but your methodology is notsogood.

Those numbers represent the 3rd and 4th times I got that file within a 
short period.  

> FTP was not designed to do what HTTP does, but is no longer ordinarily good
> for anything else.

But it's so _old_ _school_.  Like being able to write non-trivial programs
in awk or something.

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