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From Gary Gregory <GGreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject Re: [vfs]
Date Wed, 20 Jul 2011 13:12:10 GMT
On Jul 20, 2011, at 0:45, "Miroslav Pokorny" <miroslav.pokorny@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hiho
> 
> I was just playing with Apache Commons VFS (thanks guys) and noticed that
>> Ftp FileSystem< does not support random access writing as confirmed by
> examining the capabilities.
> 
> [LIST_CHILDREN, URI, GET_LAST_MODIFIED, RENAME, APPEND_CONTENT, DELETE,
> GET_TYPE, RANDOM_ACCESS_READ, READ_CONTENT, WRITE_CONTENT, CREATE]
> 
> It does however support random accesss reading and im just wondering is
> there a particular reason why writing is not supported ?
> 

Hello,

The reason is probably as simple as the protocol is not a natural match for the feature. With
FTP you stream the whole file up or down, not a random piece. 

Gary

> tya
> 
> mP

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