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Re: FTP URIs - time to document the way browsers really behave?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 29 Sep 2004 23:04:29 -0400
To: Alun Jones <alunj@microsoft.com>
Cc: uri@w3c.org
Message-ID: <20040930030429.GN31408@skunk.reutershealth.com>

Alun Jones scripsit:

> Unfortunately, we have the situation that noone obeys
> the RFC, except for a few people starting to implement it, who then
> quickly find out that noone else pays attention to it, either.

I've been accessing my home directory via various versions of Mozilla
for quite a while now without problem:

	ftp://cowan@mercury.ccil.org/blood.txt

retrieves the file blood.txt in my home directory (given the proper
password).

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Received on Thursday, 30 September 2004 03:04:53 GMT

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