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Re: ftp URLs and browser behaviour

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Aug 1997 08:47:13 PDT
Message-ID: <33F9C001.F9F60BF6@parc.xerox.com>
To: Steven Heaney <heaney@cambridge.scr.slb.com>
CC: www-talk@w3.org
> Is there a standard solution (the URL RFC 1738 isn't clear 
> on this) or is it simply a browser implementation issue (Cyberdog 
> for example requests a username and password if anonymous fails).

I think this is an area where current implementations diverge, and that
we need to recycle the 'ftp:' scheme as a 'proposed standard' in order
to get some convergence on it.

Larry
Received on Tuesday, 19 August 1997 11:48:52 GMT

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