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Re: Is HTTP a better replacement for FTP ?

From: Roy Fielding <fielding@beach.w3.org>
Date: Wed, 16 Aug 1995 18:06:38 -0400
Message-Id: <199508162206.SAA03790@beach.w3.org>
To: Hadmut Danisch <danisch@ira.uka.de>
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
>Since HTTP can do everything what FTP could do, but IMHO in a much
>better and modern way, I wonder whether it should be one of the goals
>of http development to have a complete replacement for FTP and make
>FTP die silently.

No, and this must not be a topic for discussion in this working group.


 ....Roy T. Fielding  Department of ICS, University of California, Irvine USA
                      Visiting Scholar, MIT/LCS + World-Wide Web Consortium
                      (fielding@w3.org)                (fielding@ics.uci.edu)
Received on Wednesday, 16 August 1995 15:07:57 EDT

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