[REBOL] Re: FTP scheme was Re: Reading empty directories via FTP error
From: rotenca:telvia:it at: 14-Nov-2003 12:54
> But I have access to one other server, so yesterday I thought I'd try
> it with your parse-dir-list fix - but imediately noticed access via
> REBOL's FTP wasn't returning all the file-names in the first
> directory I looked at! This is nothing to do with your code, as it
> happens with REBOL's original code. There's 24 files and directories
> in the directory when I look at it with my FTP client, but REBOL only
> returns 10 of them. Anyone heard of this problem before?
This could be another bug of ftp: parse rules are not always correct.
I sent a feedback report about this a little time ago: 7/2001 ;-)
Must be said that ftp output of different servers is hard to reduce to a
standard set of rules.
Perhaps ftp should accept custom parse rules.