[REBOL] Re: FTP server
From: maximo:meteorstudios at: 29-Mar-2004 13:40
> I remember Reichart saying that they had to do a lot of extra work in
> FTPGadget to make it robust--not due to REBOL's FTP implementation,
> just FTP in general.
someone has reported that netscape's ftp handling has/had more than 60 different internal
modes to be uniform accross all ftp servers. ftp seems to have a lot of variations,
even in the W3c RFCs, due to the lenght of time it took to get ftp to maturity.
just the listing of a directory's contents seems to be a major headache. searching this
mailing list, will most propably reveal MANY such discussions (2 or 3 I can recall myself).
in any case, do get the latest ftp patch compiled by romano: