sftp removing writable bit

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Mon Sep 17 06:09:00 GMT 2007

Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> This is no "flaming war". It's just nonsense to say "everything I can 
> do with foo I can do with bar, too". 
Actually, no, it's not nonsense at all. In fact it's a very good argument!
> Of course you can do everything you can do with mutt also with telnet 
> to port 110. It's not /what/ you can do but /how/.
Not at all analogous...
>> What, "extended functionality," are you referring to,
> Jason R. DePriest described the difference between a simple command 
> you run and a SFTP/SCP client quite well in [1].
[1] what? Difference? Yes. Advantage? Not necessarily...
> If you still don't know what he's talking about, I refer you to the 
> man page of yafc[2] or lftp[3] for example.
Yes, why bother explaining yourself...
>> besides a graphical user interface?
> GUI? What are you talking about?
> Thorsten
> [1] http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.os.cygwin/92306
Again, this tells you nothing other than sftp gives you a shell. BFD! 
ssh gives you a frigging shell...
> [2] http://yafc.sourceforge.net/manual/index.php
> [3] http://lftp.yar.ru/lftp-man.html
Neither of these are particularly compelling...
Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
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