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Re: ftp proxy

On Tue, Mar 14, 2000 at 01:11:14PM +0200, Michael Wood wrote:
> Nope.  Squid is not the same kind of FTP proxy as the TIS ftp-gw
> and the SuSE ftp proxy.  With Squid, you do FTP over HTTP, i.e.
> a client sends "GET ftp://ftp.example.com/somefile"; and then
> gets the file or directory listing back in the same TCP
> connection.  With "proper" FTP proxies, there is a command
> channel and a data channel (as I am sure you know.)  It's a
> completely different protocol.

Sure it is. I was typing faster than thinking. What I meant was a proxy as
transparent to user as squid is to you normal netscape user.

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