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Re: AMD64 archive move

Stephan Seitz wrote on 04/05/2005 17:45:
> On Wed, May 04, 2005 at 03:31:58PM +0200, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>>>ftp://amd64.debian.net/debian work too. Is correct to use it?
>>If you must. Http is prefered by almost everyone as it doesn't require
>>makeing a new connection for every file and is thus faster and
>>firewall friendlier.
> Now I'm confused. I thought http was the protocol making new
> connections for every file,

HTTP/1.0 was, but HTTP/1.1 allows the use of a connection for multiple
requests. Some proxies prevent that from happening though.

> and ftp the protocol using one connection
> for every action until you log out.

ftp uses one _control_ connection per session and one _data_ connection
for every transfer (including listing directories).


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