Subject: Re: Suggestion for ftp site...
To: Simon Burge <>
From: David Brownlee <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/05/1999 22:36:05
On Sun, 5 Sep 1999, Simon Burge wrote:

> If a user typed "get base.tgz.sta", they would get a tar file that
> contained "base.tgz" split up into itty bitty pieces.  Hmm, seems we
> need a parameter to say what size the itty bitty pieces need to be...
> I'm assuming that someone would want to download one tar file of the
> itty bitty pieces, extract that tar file and dump the itty bitty pieces
> onto floppies.  If this assumption is wrong, I offer no suggestions :-)
	I'd assume most people who wanted the files plit into pieces would
	have access to a DOS/Windows system where tar is an unusual and
	difficult to deal with format... :/


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