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Re: ange-ftp secure???

From: David Forrest
Subject: Re: ange-ftp secure???
Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2001 10:34:55 -0400 (EDT)

On Thu, 5 Jul 2001, Florian Sukup wrote:

> Hi,
> ftp is a pretty unsure thing, since, username and
> password are transmitted in plain text.
> What's about ange-ftp? Is its use a security risk as
> well? If yes, are there alternatives?
Yes, ange-ftp uses ftp, and has the same security risks.  There is a
package called 'tramp' out there that can use ssh, and several other
methods, and even thread through several systems to edit files

;; The current version of tramp.el can be retrieved from the following
;; URL:

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