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Re: Programs for direct friend-to-friend file transfer?

Brian wrote:
On Sat 02 Jun 2012 at 22:48:57 +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:

On Sb, 02 iun 12, 18:12:03, Brian wrote:
There appears to be no advantage in using sshd in this situation. The
idea of having to guide her through configuring a router and using ssh
(on a Windows machine, incidentally) doesn't bear thinking about for one
1. Why would the client have to configure the router?
He doesn't, but I was trying not to nit-pick the post I replied to and
concentrate instead on pointing out using ssh is a waste of time and
effort in the circumstances as we know them.

Just for reference... installing PuTTY and/or PSCP and/or PSFTP on windows is pretty darned trivial - download the .exe file and you're done. Takes about 10 seconds (I carry PuTTY on a memory stick for access to our server farm, from pretty much any nearby machine). Or install FireFTP as a FireFox plugin.

In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice.
In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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