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From Guenter Knauf <fua...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] release httpd mod_ftp-0.9.5 beta?
Date Wed, 23 Sep 2009 01:47:54 GMT
Hi,
William A. Rowe, Jr. schrieb:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Guenter Knauf wrote:
>>> Befehl:	OPTS UTF8 ON
>>> Antwort:	504 Error (no message)
>>>
>>> so clearly mod_ftp now claims to support UTF8, but when FZ tries to set
>>> it then it returns an error ....
>> Good catch.  Investigating, but I believe returning success is sufficient
>> for most unix and windows platforms.  But OS2?  Do we need to evaluate that
>> APR_FILEPATH_ENCODING_UTF8 flag?
> 
> With respect to FZ, I plan no change for client authors who deliberately
> ignore the relevant RFC's.  See specifically;
> 
> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc3659.txt
> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2640.txt
> http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2389.txt
> 
> and understanding these, review the author's commentary...
> 
> http://www.smartftp.com/forums/index.php?/topic/12655-bug-in-utf8-support/
> http://www.smartftp.com/forums/index.php?/topic/5789-feat-and-opts-utf8/
> 
> ... who clearly don't know how to read a spec, never mind how to write
> a client.
> 
> There is no RFC specified command OPTS UTF8, and we should not persist this
> myth.
well, thats fine, but at least FZ only uses it because mod_ftp claims to
support it - so why do we so if we anyway dont take action on it but
only fail?
Lets remove it from FEAT reply unless we really support it, and take
action on the command.

G.


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