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Re: iputils-ping vs. netkit-ping

On Mon, 2002-09-09 at 15:18, Peter Makholm wrote:
> Gustavo Franco <stratus@acm.org> writes:
> > On Sat, 2002-09-07 at 16:27, Gerhard Poul wrote:
> >> While you're at it... what about replacing the standard ftp client
> >> with the BSD one which has a much nicer interface? (percentage
> >> complete download bar, ...)
> > ftp> hash
> > Hash mark printing on (1024 bytes/hash mark).
> Thats not what I would call 'percentage complete download bar'. It is
> nearly useless when you file is largen than 2MB and it fills the
> screen with hash-marks.
> (Well, last time I used hash I still didn't use X a lot.)

I prefer curl and wget, but to 'status bar' in ftp clients(ugly or not)
hash is usable, like in BSD ftp client style.

Gustavo R. Franco -- <stratus@acm.org>

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