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Re: LYNX-DEV unworkable ftp URLs

From: Al Gilman
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV unworkable ftp URLs
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 1998 09:21:04 -0500 (EST)

to follow up on what address@hidden said:

> I have had no success downloading certain files with the extention .mp3,
> which files are referenced by URLs similar in form to the following:
> ftp://mp3:address@hidden/humorous/(unknown_-12_pains_of_christmas.mp3
> The result of an attempt is normally that Lynx will give the "making FTP
> request" message and wait for a very long time before giving the "unable
> to access document" message.  This inability effects both the UNIX
> version and the DOS version, which I have configured to use a proxy and
> which proxy times out with a "network socket" error.  I cannot reach these
> URLS using NCFTP either.  Neither Lynx nor Ncftp indicates the URL or file
> cannot be found.  Does anyone have any ideas as to whether the URLs, as
> they arrear on the status line, are accurate or should be edited in some
> way to get te other side to start sending?

I get

> ftp
ftp> open
ftp: connect: Connection refused

So unless the server is temporarily down, or is on a non-standard
port at this site, I don't see how this URL is going to be workable
in ftp.

Anybody know about this 'mpc' stuff?

Al Gilman

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