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Re: Archive is moving to auric / Incoming disabled

On Wed, 10 May 2000, Raul Miller wrote:

> (1) FTP has an explicit concept of a directory listing, and most servers
> implement this in a reasonable fashion [minor issue, but imagine doing
> mget libperl-* with an http client.]

However, this is actually useless for mirroring so the point is moot
anyhow. Any ftp mirroring tool worth its salt should be trivially
convertable to an http mirroring tool simply by having it fetch a
pre-generated ls-lR listing over http.

And if you use lftp you actually can use mget libperl-*, it works for our

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