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Re: lynx-dev Revised patch for HTFTP.c

From: pg
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Revised patch for HTFTP.c
Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 16:31:03 -0600 (MDT)

In a recent note, address@hidden said:

> Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 16:09:18 -0600 (MDT)
> In a recent note, Mike Castle said:
> > Date: Mon, 7 Aug 2000 09:49:48 -0500
> > In short, I make sure that a text file is on a server in the servers native
> > format.
> > Anything else is broken, and I should not expect any client application to
> > fix my stupidity.
> > 
> OK.  I see it now.  I had to step outside the firewall and do old-fashioned
> FTP.  Then:
>     binary
>     quote type I
Oops.  I mean    A
This causes the server to transmit in ASCII format, but the client
to do no transformation on the received data.

>     get testfile
> Now I see each line terminated with <CR><CR><LF>.  I agree with you
> and Klaus: this is breakage at the server site, and not Lynx's
> responsibility to introduce offsetting breakage at the client.
-- gil

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