Re: ncurses available on ftp.pixar.com
On Sat, 9 Dec 1995, Matthew Bailey wrote:
> There is NO problem with uploads. The fact that I receive 10-5 mails a
> day to ftpadmin about corrupt files in private/project/Incoming made me
> opt for this method. This should be for INCOMING use only. the files will
> be available as soon as the ftp site maintainer moves them into the
> public trees. I don't even care if all he does is move them to a
> different tree like Arrived or some such. but Incoming is just that
> Incoming and should not be used for downloading.
Well, I (and a number of other people) missed the announcement of this
change in policy. Since it was well-known that ftp.debian.org had just
been refurbished, I, at least, had assumed it was merely an oversight and
was trying to compensate for it.
I apologize for my gaffe. Obviously I should pay better attention to my
mail, since it seems I glossed over the announcement of the change in
> Please do not upload to ftp.pixar.com unless there is an absolute need.
I'm not trying to bypass the COC here or anything, just trying to work
around what I and several others perceived as a "glitch".
"I'm a dinosaur. Somebody's digging my bones."