Re: Programs for direct friend-to-friend file transfer?
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On Sat, 2 Jun 2012 18:24:22 -0500
"Christofer C. Bell" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> That said, there have been a number of suggestions towards modifying
> the OP's requirements and I'm interested in seeing the reasoning
> behind the requirements themselves. Aubrey hasn't replied yet and I
> think there's value in giving her an opportunity to respond, clarify
> and perhaps narrow her requirements, and allow us to provide better
> advice. The fact is, with the requirements set as they are, there is
> no possible solution (see below) to her problem.
My reasoning may not be as well-thought-out as I first thought, as
pointed out directly and indirectly by many people in this thread. ;)
In the end I think I may be using Miles' suggestion of Woof;
it is essentially a one-off ad-hoc HTTP server implemented in python.
> (Yes, I did see someone suggest nc (possible alternative: socat).
> While that *does* meet the OP's initial set of requirements, that's
> not really much of a "solution"...) ;-)
Surprisingly netcat might very well be a perfectly reasonable way to
go... I will look into socat while I'm at it, thank you.
"There are two types of people in the world: those who
can extrapolate from incomplete data."
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