Re: [dev] upload via html?

From: Nicolas Braud-Santoni <>
Date: Sun, 26 May 2013 01:29:22 +0200

On 14/05/2013 17:12, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> Just use fucking FTP. It has sessions, encryption, (somewhat)
> standardized directory listenings, separate file transfer, progress
> bars (client feature) and everything you need to add yet another hack
> to the web.
As stated, having the server reverse-connect to the client is silly, and
requires protocol-specific hacks for NAT traversal.

> Do we really need a revamp of FTP so people will start reusing a
> dedicated protocol for this?
Well, SFTP requires you to create a user account. (I'm aware that it may
not be one with which you can SSH in).
Some people might not want this.


Received on Sun May 26 2013 - 01:29:22 CEST

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