Subject: Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's
To: John F. Woods <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scottr@Plexus.COM>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/1996 23:39:40
On Mon, 9 Dec 1996, John F. Woods wrote:

> owever, having ftp entertain me while I wait
> for the transfer to finish is of dubious merit; if I want entertainment,
> I'll fire up another xterm and play nethack. ;-)

This is a little too narrow of a perspective... for those of us with
unreliable and/or slow links, or those who pay by the minute, a progress
bar such as what was just added is invaluable.

And now, back to your regularly scheduled discussions.