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From d...@ast.cam.ac.uk (David Robinson)
Subject Re: ftp giveaway
Date Fri, 21 Apr 1995 14:16:00 GMT
>Why bother with FTP at all?  What's wrong with downloading it via HTTP?
>
>Also, remember that I said that the whole data tree under /export/pub is 
>accessible via FTP - that seemed to be fine with others here.  I'm not 
>planning on turning off FTP any time soon for other hyperreal users.
>
>        Brian

I'm afraid I think ftp downloading is essential, though by all means have
a hypertext link. Using anonymous ftp is user-friendly; using http simply
is not.

If you want people to use this software, then you need to make it convenient
for them to download.

 David.

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