David A. Cobb superbiskit@home.com
Wed Jan 31 08:46:00 GMT 2001

Then it's also a problem with Netscape 4.75 !  Another client is a darn
good idea, though: who needs to load up a full browser application just to
do an FTP?

Larry Hall wrote:

> At 05:26 PM 1/30/2001, David A. Cobb wrote:
> >Several web pages, including some at <sources.redhat.com>, link to
> >< ftp://sourceware.cygnus.com/pub/something/else > but every
> >attempt to get ftp access to sourceware comes back with a requirement
> >for username/password.  "anonymous + me@my.email.server" gets
> >a denial.  Are you still serving FTP?  What's the secret?
> This is a "problem" with IE.  Ignore it or use another FTP client.
> Keep in mind that sourceware is *very* busy and you'll likely get
> rejections regardless since it only allows 30 simultaneous users.
> You're better off with a mirror...
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David A. Cobb, Software Engineer, Public Access Advocate.  Public Key at:
< http://pgpkeys.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=superbiskit >
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"By the grace of God I am a Christian man,
 by my actions a great sinner" -- The Way of a Pilgrim [R. M. French, tr.]

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