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[REBOL] Re: FTP scheme was Re: Reading empty directories via FTP error

From: rotenca:telvia:it at: 14-Nov-2003 12:54

Hi Carl,
> 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. --- Ciao Romano