On Sun, Nov 21, 1999 at 10:09:04PM -0500, Adam Di Carlo wrote: > > Marcel, I mentioned your stuff to shaleh on IRC (Sean Perry) and he > argued rather fervently that ftp compatability is a requirement. What are his arguments then? > What are your thoughts on this? Should we adapt the system to use an > external program for ftp? Much is the same in the two systems. Sounds like a good idea if ftp is really needed. > BTW, why don't you do server config and proxy config as URLs rather > than breaking out host, port, and subdir? I.e., I would this setting > the proxy to 'http://burrito.fake:80/' as I do (apache proxy) is > easier than specifying stuff. Then if you have a URL for specifying > the server, then it could take the protocol part of the URL and > determine dynamically whether to use the ftp or http or whatever > backend. This is just a matter of parsing input. Cheers, Marcel Please send a Cc to me when replying to me on this mailinglist.
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