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From "Clark C. Evans" <clark.ev...@manhattanproject.com>
Subject Re: location of /dist/ directory
Date Wed, 10 Nov 1999 18:14:24 GMT
On Wed, 10 Nov 1999, Edd Dumbill wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 1999 at 12:05:10AM -0800, Brian Behlendorf wrote:
> > The question was on where the tarballs and jars and other distributable
> > builds should go.
> > On Tue, 9 Nov 1999, Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> > > +1 to removing FTP once and forever. Damn, we are the http project after
> > > all :)
> Please don't kill off FTP.

Agreed. -1 on the removal of FTP.

> For me, FTP is much much better than HTTP for retrieving large files. 
> In bad net conditions, I can set ncftp on the go and know it will do 
> the right thing, rather than have to nurse my browser through large 
> downloads (but maybe that's a function of Netscape on Unix...)

While we are at it, how about:

+1 to removing TELNET, SSH, SMTP, POP, IMAP once and forever. Damn, 
   we are the http project after all.  ;)

Clark




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