[REBOL] Re: read ftp:// error
From: brett:codeconscious at: 1-Jun-2001 23:16
> Hi, Thorsten, Sterling, Volker, Brett,
> This volleyball game now spans the globe. Brett, you are really going
> to have to hit the ball hard from "Down Under"
Ow. It stings don't it?
> BH> I just want to comment on the patching process.
> BH> I recognise that you made the decision to leave
> BH> out the check which I respect. ...
> Brett, thank you for being so diplomatic.
:) Nah, not diplomatic. Just trying to acknowlege your message about
deciding not to include checking - I guessed it was from lack of time,
because it took me a while before I could root out some of the conditions in
my code as well.
> I will gladly defer to anyone
> else in this area. Sterling, Volker, Brett?
Ooops - sorry missed the ball... :)
> I take on these types of challenges because it helps me to improve my
> skills and it contributes to the community. Like the ESMTP scheme, I
> suspect that few will actually need this patch, but I don't know. I do
> know that for every person who speaks up, there are probably ten others
> with the same problem who don't speak up. So we never know how many
> people give up on REBOL just because their first FTP session failed just
> because the server file dates were localized. This may sound overly
> dramatic, but when a product line promotes itself as making easy things
> easy, well, FTP should clearly fall into the easy category. Yes?
And I've learnt quite a bit from just reading the posts on the thread to
this point (wow, FTP being brought done by localisation problems - gee
Thanks for you numerous contributions on this list Scott.